SPARKFORD HILL FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1258925

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

Statutory Address: SPARKFORD HILL FARMHOUSE, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: SPARKFORD HILL FARMHOUSE, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Sparkford

National Grid Reference: ST 60679 25878

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Details

SPARKFORD CP CHURCH ROAD (West side) ST62NW 4/168 Sparkford Hill Farmhouse (formerly listed as Manor Farm) 24.3.61 - II

Detached farmhouse. C17 and later. Local grey lias stone cut and squared, a variety of course thicknesses; plain clay tile roof with some natural stone and some reconstructred stone slabs, between stepped coped gables; brick chimney stacks. T-plan; 2 storeys with attic; roadside elevation 2 bays. Mostly ovolo moulded timber framed casement windows; bay 1 has 4-light windows under timber lintols, the upper with square leaded panes; bay 2 is a projecting gable with 3-light window above, and below a 16-pane sash window, both under timber lintols, blocked attic window in gable; in the angle a C20 lean-to porch below and a 3-light casement above. North elevation originally 3 bays, now 5: ovolo mould timber windows upper bay 1, mezzanine bay 3 and lower bay 4 all with square or rectangular leaded panes; plain horizontal bar casement bay 1, similar casements in ovolo mould frames lower bay 5, blank above: to lower bay a plain door under timber lintel; a lower 2-storey extension on west gable incorporates early timber casement at upper level. Interior not seen, but reported are double ovolo mould posts, C17 door frames and C17 doors at first floor level, collar truss roof of original timbers. Also known as Sparkford, or Manor Farmhouse. (SSAVBRG Report, unpublished SRO, l984; VAG report, unpublished SRO, 1977).

Listing NGR: ST6067925878

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Legacy System number: 445887

Legacy System: LBS

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