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Little Marston Farm House, West Camel

Description: Little Marston Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 262754

OS Grid Reference: ST5792022612
OS Grid Coordinates: 357920, 122612
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0014, -2.6011

Location: West Camel, Somerset BA22 8BJ

Locality: West Camel
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8BJ

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Listing Text


4/132 Little Marston Farm House


- II

Farmhouse. Late C18 with earlier fragments. Local stone cut and squared,
random coursed; Welsh slate roofs between coped gables with finials:
central brick chimney stack to front roof. Complex plan; under 5 roofs,
4 of which run parallel: East elevation 2-storeys of 3-bays. Central
6-panelled front door with fanlight over set in wood lattice front
porch; 16-pane sash windows, the upper panes smaller than the lower, in
plain reveals with voussoired flat arches over. North elevation has 4
gables, with C20 doors and windows. Well documentated history; the
Domesday manor of Marston Parva, it belonged to John when he became king
in 1199; held by Stourton family from 1402 to 1641, it then had a
private chapel and its own well; transferred to Seymour family in 1766,
who held it well into C20, by which time it is described as Little
Marston Farm.

Listing NGR: ST5792022612

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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