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Higher Woolminstone Farmhouse, West Crewkerne

Description: Higher Woolminstone Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262470

OS Grid Reference: ST4105407978
OS Grid Coordinates: 341054, 107978
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8683, -2.8390

Location: Staker's Cross Lane, West Crewkerne, Somerset TA18 8QP

Locality: West Crewkerne
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA18 8QP

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Listing Text


5/211 Higher Woolminstone Farmhouse


Detached farmhouse. C17, some modifications. Ham stone roughly cut and squared, with
parts in near-ashlar, ashlar dressings; thatched roof with half-hip to west, stepped
coped gable to east; brick chimney stacks. Single-storey with attics, 3 bays. Say
1 has a 3-light ovolo-mould mullioned window in wave-mould recess with label, and above
a 3-light rectangular leaded casement of early pattern set into thatch, having an iron-
framed opening light. Bay 2 has a 3-light small-pane casement; bay 3 has a 3-light
hollow-chamfered mullioned window in chamfered recess with label, rectangular-leaded.
Between bays 1 and 2 a boarded door on heavy frame, up 3 steps, in recess with timber
lintol over; the change from near-ashlar to rougher work occurs to right of doorway.
East gable has small triangular-headed stairlight and a leaded casement window; west
gable has 2 early pattern rectangular-leaded casements with iron-framed opening lights;
2-light below and 3-light above, both with timber lintols. Further mullioned windows
to rear. Interior not seen, but apparently a cross-passage 2 room plan, possibly little

Listing NGR: ST4105407978

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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