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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: 1247931



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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dulverton

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Aug-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 429353

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15/79 Wood Tenament (formerly listed as Woodliving) 6.4.59


Farmhouse now dwelling. C16, extended C17 and early C19. Rendered over rubble, thatched roof, 2 lateral stacks with slate offsets on north front and another tall stone stack with wall to left built out, external stack east gable end. Plan complex, site slopes away to south, wide through corridor plank and muntin screen right, hall beyond with annexe or butlery at west end, winder stair; to left rooms with stair built out beside stack adjoining entrance. North front: 2-storey bays, irregular fenestration, stair turret projecting penultimate bay right, late Cl9 fenestration with C17 2-light svolo moulded casement end bay right, ovolo-moulded Tudor arched head doorframe with studded plank door centre right. Garden elevation: 7 bays, mostly C20 fenestration, wall may have extended further west. Interior: said to contain 4 pairs of jointed cruck trusses, plank and muntin screen right of cobbled through passage with exposed joists, hall altered C19, axial beam at screens end and lateral chamfered beam with step and runout stops to framed partition with 2 peaked door frames opening into storeroom that possibly extended further west. Grate blocked in hall, winder stair to upper room, round headed doorframe, timber framed partitions with late CI6-early C17 painted panels, C16 grate. The evolution of the house not clear without a more detailed inspection. (Photograph in NMR; VAG Report unpublished SRO, April 1973).

Listing NGR: SS9164027908

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1973)

National Grid Reference: SS 91640 27908


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