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Olive Farmhouse, Babcary

Description: Olive Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 263321

OS Grid Reference: ST5743628475
OS Grid Coordinates: 357436, 128475
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0540, -2.6086

Location: Babcary, Somerset TA11 7EJ

Locality: Babcary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7EJ

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Listing Text


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- Olive Farmhouse


Detached farmhouse. Early C18, and C19. Local lias stone cut and squared; Welsh slate roofs between coped gables, the
C19 section to a shallower pitch; brick chimney stacks. Solid U-plan, 2 storeys; north elevation 6 bays irregular
fenestration. Projecting from bay 1 a single storey wing linked by covered way, with door and sidelight in main block;
boarded doors bays 2 and 6; horizontal bar casement windows in old frames lower bays 3 and 5; both with timber lintols,
and also upper bays 3, 4 and 5, that to bay 4 set higher in a flat-roofed dormer. In west gable a C18 timber framed
window. South elevation of 3 bays, the outer bays gabled and linked by coped plain parapet: 16-pane sash windows in
plain openings under Keinton stone lintols; to lower bay 2 a boarded door under a margined fanlight, set in Keinton
slab surround under simple open pediment type hood. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST5743628475

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Source: English Heritage

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