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Description: Pound Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 263200
OS Grid Reference: ST4276826421
OS Grid Coordinates: 342768, 126421
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0343, -2.8176
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HUISH EPISCOPI TANYARD LANE
Derelict farmhouse. C17. Dressed limestone, partly rendered. Gable-ended roof
has collapsed. Brick shafts to central axial and left hand end stacks.
Plan: 3 room plan. The hall on the left has an axial stack backing onto the
central unheated room. There was originally a through passage between the
centre and unheated right hand room which has no windows. There is a C20
outshut at the front of the right hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Assymetrical 2-windows front. Stone mullion windows
with headmoulds on ground and first floor; on left 3-light windows with
rebated chamfers; at centre 2-light windows with cavetto chamfers. Doorways
to right and left of centre. Rear elevation has some later windows and
doorway to left of centre.
Interior: Plank and muntin screen between centre and right hand rooms (left side
of former through passage) Plank screen in hall chamber has fallen into hall.
Timber-framed partition to side of axial stack has cambered head to doorway.
Hall fireplace has large cambered chamfered timber lintel. Remains of another
timber lintel on hall floor. The floors and roof have largely collapsed but
the blade of a jointed cruck truss is lying outside behind the house. Only
a few of the rafters, a large side purlin and the ridge purlin remain.
Listing NGR: ST4276626422
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Source: English Heritage
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