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Higher Farmhouse, Dowlish Wake

Description: Higher Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 November 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 262248

OS Grid Reference: ST3756612641
OS Grid Coordinates: 337566, 112641
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9098, -2.8894

Location: Apple Close, Dowlish Wake, Somerset TA19 0NY

Locality: Dowlish Wake
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 0NY

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Listing Text

ST 31 SE

Grade II

Farmhouse, now house C16 with C17 alterations. Squared and
coursed limestone with stone-coped thatch roof, pantile to rear
and brick ridge stack. C16 house of 3-unit plan with 2 integral
units to rear left formed out of tall outshut; C17 fireplace
block probably replaced; C16 smoke bay. 2 storeys and attic;
3 window range. C20 thatch porch and mullioned windows to
front. Right-hand (south) gable has C17 ovolo-moulded stone-
mullioned windows. Interior noted as having C16 chamfered beams
with keeled stops and C17 fireplace with depressed centred
arches. C16 plank and muntin screen to room on right and to rear
outshut. C17 stair with solid timber treads and first-floor
doorways with depressed 4-centred heads, jointed cruck roof.
An exceptionally early example of a C16 house with an integral
rear outshut.
(VAG report).

Listing NGR: ST3756612641

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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