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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: 1308160



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fitzhead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-May-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270329

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ST12NW FITZHEAD CP WEST FITZHEAD 6/118 Meadow Gate GV II House. Late C15, altered early Clb and early C20. Rendered over random rubble and cob, slate roof, stone stack right, brick stack above entrance. Open hall derivative, 3 cell lobby entry onto back to back fireplaces, facing South. 2-storeys, irregularly placed early C20 fenestration, first floor four 2-light casements and one 3-light end bay right, ground floor 2 and 3-light in outer bays, single storey slate roofed verandah carried on wooden piers covers centre, glazed entrance door with 2-light casement to right. Interior: room to right of entry 9 panel moulded compartment ceiling with inserted cross moulded beams and rafters behind, staircase turret on North side; room to right, remains of plaster frieze and plaster decoration in panel above fireplace. 5 pairs of jointed cruck trusses, originally an open hall house, ceiled early C16. (VAG Reports, unpublished SRO, November 1973 and September 1983).

Listing NGR: ST1162828634

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in September, (1983)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in November, (1973)

National Grid Reference: ST 11628 28634


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