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Clapton Farmhouse, Cucklington

Description: Clapton Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261720

OS Grid Reference: ST7513929201
OS Grid Coordinates: 375139, 129201
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0616, -2.3561

Location: Cucklington, Somerset BA9 8LH

Locality: Cucklington
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA9 8LH

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Listing Text


5/15 Clapton Farmhouse



Farmhouse, Dated 1615 with early C18 and later modifications. Local stone cut and squared with ashlar dressings, stone
slate roof with coped gable to West and plain East gable; brick end chimney stacks. U-plan; 2 storeys with attic, 4
bays. Transitional mullioned windows with architraved surrounds under label, mostly 3 light, with leaded panes and
internal vertical iron bars; centre casement to each window has wrot iron catches and stay brackets; to bay 2
projecting coped gabled full-height porch with chamfered arched outer doorway without label immediately above a small
plaque with strapwork decoration, initials TN/KN and date 1615; inside a moulded frame to doorway into house; at first
floor a 3-light window, with 2-light attic window. On west gable reserve chamfer mullioned windows with labels -
probably the original pattern of the main elevation windows - of 2-light to ground and first floor and single light to
attic, now blocked. Inside much altered, although many changes appear to be of early C18; mostly 6-panel doors, but one
C17 chevron decorated ledged and boarded door survives in centre lower room - only ground floor inspected.

Listing NGR: ST7513929201

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Source: English Heritage

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