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Mendip (District Authority)
Ston Easton
National Grid Reference:
ST 63440 53553


STON EASTON CP ST65SW - 4/29 Whitchurch Farmhouse 21.9.60 - II*

Prebendal house of Wells Cathedral; now farmhouse. Part of fabric may be as early as 1140 when a charter was issued by Bishop Robert of Bath; datestones: "G.C.D. 1613", and "H.G.E, 1633" mark alterations by the Prebendaries of that time; dairy wing added in conforming style in C17/Cl8; some windows renewed C20. Random rubble, coped verges, slate roofs, ashlar stacks. T-plan. Two storeys and attic, and 3 storeys, 1:1:1:1 bays, that to right blank in a projecting wing under a front facing gable; 2, 3 and 4-light moulded stone-mullioned windows, some with stopped labels, that to left of ground floor with a transom and above it a weathered string at first floor level; second bay in a projecting 2-storeyed gabled porch, 2-light stone-mullioned window to gable face; door opening in elaborate moulded 4-centred headed stone surround, carved spandrels, frieze with floral carving, cornice, inner doorway in a moulded stone frame, C17 traceried door. Interior with good C18 staircase; further lesser features. (V.A.G. report, unpublished S.R.O., April 1981; Reid R. D. Some Buildings of Mendip, 1979).

Listing NGR: ST6344053553


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Reid, R D, Some Buildings of Mendip, (1979)


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

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