CHICKS FARMHOUSE WITH THE ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307543
Date first listed:
19-Apr-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
CHICKS FARMHOUSE WITH THE ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHICKS FARMHOUSE WITH THE ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
West Coker
National Grid Reference:
ST 52055 13787

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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1972).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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
263845
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08206/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Miss Mary Warner. Source Historic England Archive
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