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Foxcombe Farmhouse, Castle Cary

Description: Foxcombe Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262003

OS Grid Reference: ST6345529851
OS Grid Coordinates: 363455, 129851
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0668, -2.5229

Location: A359, Castle Cary, Somerset BA22 7BA

Locality: Castle Cary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 7BA

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Listing Text

3/70 Foxcombe Farmhouse

Detached farmhouse, C17. Cary stone cut and squared, Doulting stone dressings; Welsh
slate roof with overhung gables; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. Two storeys
with attic; 4 bays, of which bay 1 is of a different, but still early build. Plain
pilasters to each end of main portion; ovolo-mould mullioned windows with labels,
having rectangular leaded panes and iron-framed opening lights, all 3-light except
lower bays 2 and 4, which are 4-light: to lower bay 3 a 6-panelled door with glazed
toplights set into open stone porch with slim Doric columns and pilasters, simple
entablature and pitched coped gable: single-storey lean-to against south gable, and
another against north, behind a raked parapet: high in north gable a blocked attic
window. Interior not seen. (VA6 Reports, SRO Unpublished, 1976 and 1980).

Listing NGR: ST6345529851

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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