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CHICKS FARMHOUSE WITH THE ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

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.

Name: CHICKS FARMHOUSE WITH THE ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1307543

Location

CHICKS FARMHOUSE WITH THE ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Coker

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Aug-1984

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263845

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WEST COKER CP HIGH STREET (North side) ST5213 10/287 Chicks Farmhouse with the attached front boundary railings (farmhouse formerly listed as Manor Farmhouse) 19.4.61 GV II

Farmhouse. C17 with later modifications. Smooth rendered with incised false ashlar joints over Ham stone ashlar plinth, Ham stone dressings; Cornish slate roof between stepped coped gables, with double projecting gables to rear, East gable having gabletted finial; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. 2-storeys, 4-bays. Ovolo mould mullioned windows, those to ground floor in stone with labels, 3-lights except bay-4 (2-lights); above in timber, all 2-lights; vertical iron bars to windows. Entrance on East side in rear extension, protected by projecting ashlar stone flat roofed porch with cambered arched openings to front and sides. Interior not seen. 1 metre in front of house, wrought iron railings on low stone kerb base; rails have pinched collars and pyramidal points; columns brace, with urn finials; returns to house at both ends - important part of setting to house, on a narrow road. The alternative name dates from c1873, when one of the Moore family, owners of this Farmhouse for generations, purchased West Coker Manor. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1972).

Listing NGR: ST5205513787

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in October, (1972)

National Grid Reference: ST 52055 13787

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