FAIRSEAT FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1320750
Date first listed:
04-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
FAIRSEAT FARMHOUSE, STOKE HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
FAIRSEAT FARMHOUSE, STOKE HILL

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

District:
Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Chew Stoke
National Grid Reference:
ST 55973 61423

Details

ST 56 SE CHEW STOKE C.P. STOKE HILL (east side)

3/78 Fairseat Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse, now house. Mid C18, refronted and enlarged c.1860 with later alterations and additions. Coursed limestone rubble, slate roofs with deep bracketted eaves to front, some double Roman tiles. 2 storeys and 3 windows, all 6-pane sashes with wider central pane, central panelled and glazed door, porch with 2 reeded columns on high plinths, frieze with leaf design in centre and cornice, straight joint to right and left, string course above ground floor windows, later C19 lean-to to right with pointed arched door; plaque recording Wesley preaching at the house on 10th September 1790. Left return has single light at attic level, straight joint towards rear and line of roof raising, ground and first floor left have 16-pane sash, smaller at first floor. Right return has small attic light to left and 2-light casement at first floor right; single storey lean-to with C20 door and window. Rear has C20 plate glass window at ground floor left, 16-pane sash above, mid C18 sash ground and first floor centre, 16-pane sash at ground and first floor right, all windows with stone surround and keystone, cellar door to right with strap hinges. In August 1790 Fairseat Farmhouse was "registered among the records of this County as a House set apart for the worship of God and religious exercise for Protestant Dissenters"; at that time belonged to Anna Maria Griffon; copy of document in house. (Sources: Taunton County Record Office).

Listing NGR: ST5597361423

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
32974
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 14 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/15217/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Neil Bentham. Source Historic England Archive
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