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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1197429



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chard Town

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 374035

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ST3308 CHURCH STREET 756-1/4/8 (West side) 24/03/50 Chard Manor Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now residential home. C15/early C16; completely remodelled and extended, c1740. Painted render with Ham Hill stone dressings and slate roof with brick stacks. Single-depth through-passage 3-unit plan with central open hall extended to 4-unit 2-storey plan in mid C18. C20 outshut to rear. 2 storeys, 7-window range. 6-panel door under 3rd window from left with pediment on brackets. Moulded stone cornice and copings to parapet and gable ends. All windows are 6/6-pane sashes with thick glazing bars and forward frames. INTERIOR: room to left has axial stopped-chamfer beam and large brick inglenook fireplace with oak lintel to back left corner; small cupboard with drawer below set into rear wall. Entrance hall has open-well, open-string staircase with carved brackets and turned balusters supporting swept and wreathed mahogany rail. Square landing has 1740 box-cornice, which, with the ceiling, is enriched with later-C18 Rococco plasterwork. Round-arched window in rear wall on half-landing with raised-and-fielded panelling to reveals. Room to right of hall has raised-and-fielded panelling, stone fireplace, semi-circular alcove and a door in the back wall; low ceiling with wooden cornice and deep-set windows with raised-and-fielded panelled shutters and window seats. Room to far right is fully panelled with fireplace on end wall. This has a dentilled mantel shelf with egg-and-dart ornaments; the surround itself has rich Baroque ornament. Former late medieval 3-bay open hall has moulded (ogee and hollow) surround to ground-floor fireplace on rear wall and 2 arch-braced collar trusses with trenched purlins; feet of principal rafters (possibly jointed crucks) have been truncated; 2-bay service end with similar truss to left, (west), and ground-floor beam. First-floor rooms are plain. SUBSIDIARY FEATURE: C19 cottage, set back and attached to left with rear extension. Render on rubble, double-pitch pantile roof. 2 storeys, one-window range. Connected inside to main house, totally altered c1970.

Listing NGR: ST3225908163

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National Grid Reference: ST 32262 08164


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