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Sockety Farmhouse, Merriott

Description: Sockety Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 262403

OS Grid Reference: ST4408413673
OS Grid Coordinates: 344084, 113673
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9198, -2.7968

Location: Merriott, Somerset TA16 5QS

Locality: Merriott
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA16 5QS

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Listing Text


2/153 Sockety farmhouse



Detached farmhouse. Later C18. Ham stone cut and squared, but facade in red brick, Flemish bond, with ashlar dressings;
plain clay tiled roof between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 3 bays south
elevation at right angles to road. Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in chamfered recesses with labels, 3-light to outer
bays, and 2-light first floor hay 2. To lower bay 2 a C20 door in recess with plain ashlar surround and moulded stone
hood on stone brackets. One small single-light window in west gable with timber lintol, otherwise C20 timber casements.
0utshut to rear. Against east gable a 2-storey building in roughly cut and squared stone, with offset at first floor
level, and Welsh slate roof having stepped coped east gable with gabletted finial: two 3-light casements to first
floor, the more easterly an earlier pattern with rectangular leaded lights and iron-traded opening light. Interior not
seen. One of the later C18 developments north of the main village (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p53).

Listing NGR: ST4408413673

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Source: English Heritage

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