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Parsonage Farmhouse, Alford

Description: Parsonage Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 261939

OS Grid Reference: ST6077832283
OS Grid Coordinates: 360778, 132283
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0885, -2.5614

Location: B3153, Alford, Somerset BA7 7PN

Locality: Alford
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7PN

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Listing Text


Parsonage Farmhouse


Detached farmhouse. C16 origins. Local lias stone cut and squared, triple roll clay tile roof between stepped coped
gables; brick chimney stacks. 'L' plan; two storeys, 3 bays. Two-light small-pane casements bays 1 and 2 under timber
lintols; to bay 3 a 12-pane sash window under flat voussoired arch, set at mezzanine level: to right of bays 1 and 2,
the latter at mezzanine level, 6-panel doors in plain openings. Interior not seen, but reported are deep chamfered
crossbeams, some with step and run-out steps, a winding staircase in east gable, one stud and panel partition, and
arch-braced tenoned collar trusses, some with carved windbraces: bay 3 thought to be later extension, containing cider
cellar and cheese room - the cheese racks still in situ - and parlour above. (SSAVBRG Report, August 1983).

Listing NGR: ST6077832283

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Source: English Heritage

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