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Clay Castle Farmhouse, Haselbury Plucknett

Description: Clay Castle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262272

OS Grid Reference: ST4743510710
OS Grid Coordinates: 347435, 110710
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8935, -2.7487

Location: Claycastle, Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset TA18 7PE

Locality: Haselbury Plucknett
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA18 7PE

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Listing Text


10/23 Clay Castle Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Claycastle

Detached farmhouse. Late C15/early C16, modified late C16 and subsequently. Ham stone coursed rubble, ashlar dressings;
thatched roof with coped west gable, plain to east; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays. Hollow-chamfered
mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, of 4-door-2-4-light to ground floor, and of 3, 2, blank and 3-lights to first
floor, not all to same detail, e.g. lower bay 4 has unworked top mitres, lower windows with labels; to upper bay 3 a
blocked oculus window, and small late C19 casement window left of lower bay 1: in lower bay 2 a C20 door in adapted
heavy frame, set in C20 timber porch. Timber lean-to garage against west gable, and lean-to extension at rear. Interior
not seen, but reported are a cross-passage, a 4-panel beamed ceiling, and in roof at least 2 jointed-cruck trusses.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1973).

Listing NGR: ST4743510710

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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