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Description: Somerlea Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261694
OS Grid Reference: ST7259831845
OS Grid Coordinates: 372598, 131845
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0853, -2.3926
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CHARLTON MUSGR0VE CP
6/229 Somerlea Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17 and later. Local stone rubble with ashlar dressings; plain clay tile roof between coped gables set on
carved kneeler stones; C20 stone chimney stacks. "L"-plan: 2 storeys with attic, South elevation 2 bays with 2 bays
return: C20 reconstructed stone mullioned windows to all but upper window of Eastwards return, which is 3-light ovolo
mould mullioned window without label, having leaded lights, centre set in wrot iron casement; C20 cambered arch
doorway; in South gable of return a 3-light ovolo-mould mullioned window to both ground and first floor, and a 2-light
to attic, all with diamond leaded panes. Inside a number of stopped and runout chamfer beams, good moulded cambered
arched fireplace with incised spandrils, elaborate chamfer stops and overmantel shelf, repositioned from room above; in
side of chimney breast Cll safe with wood door and frame; above, transitional plank and +untinllraoet partition; roof
frame with pegged collar-trusses with tenoned purlins, 5 bays. Westwards wing had to be nearly completely rebuilt in
1970s: property first mentioned in an indenture of 1679.
Listing NGR: ST7259831845
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Source: English Heritage
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