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Laburnum Cottage Northfield Farmhouse Northfield Farmhouse with Laburnum Cottage, Somerton

Description: Laburnum Cottage Northfield Farmhouse Northfield Farmhouse with Laburnum Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 263008

OS Grid Reference: ST4810928720
OS Grid Coordinates: 348109, 128720
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0555, -2.7417

Location: Northfield, Somerton, Somerset TA11 6SD

Locality: Somerton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 6SD

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Listing Text


8/200 Northfield Farmhouse with
Laburnum Cottage


- II

Detached farmhouse. Probably C16. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; thatched roof between coped
gables, with clay double Roman tiles over Laburnum Cottage; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 3 wide bays;
bay 3, the eastermost, being Laburnum Cottage. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows of 3, 4 and 4 lights below and 3,3
and 2 lights above, all having labels except upper bay 3, and all but upper bays 1 and 2 have unworked top mitres;
leading to some windows, with some internal vertical iron bars: between bays 1 and 2 a boarded door in heavy frame
protected by C20 porch. Matching windows and entrance in east gable. Interior not seen, but reported is shallow stair
turret (masked by rear lean to outbuildings); chamfered beams with stepped runouts; possibly wattle and daubed
partition said to have a painted mural, papered over; open fireplace in west gable, with ogee head to stone lined oven
to rear, and earlier form of bacon curing chamber: roof timbers probably late C17, seemingly raised. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, 1977).

Listing NGR: ST4810928720

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Source: English Heritage

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