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Home Farmhouse and Farm Buildings Attached to North East Corner of Brympton House, Brympton

Description: Home Farmhouse and Farm Buildings Attached to North East Corner of Brympton House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263464

OS Grid Reference: ST5200815461
OS Grid Coordinates: 352008, 115461
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9366, -2.6844

Location: Brympton Avenue, Brympton, Somerset BA22 8TD

Locality: Brympton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8TD

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Listing Text

10/14 Home Farmhouse and farm
13/14 buildings, attached to north-east
corner of Brympton House formerly
listed as Brympton
(House) Farm Buildings)
Farmhouse. C18 and later, but possibly incorporating earlier fragments. Ham stone ashlar; stone slate roofs between
coped gables; stone chimney stacks. L-plan, Two storeys with attic. South elevation 8 bays. Continuous string between
floors; hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, mostly 2-light, but 4-light both levels bay 5 and
lower bay 8, 3-light to upper bay 8; labels to upper windows, all rectangular leaded panes; bay 3 in form of projecting
porch with flat arched doorway and attic window in gable; chamfered cambered-arched door between lower bays 6/7:
datestone of 1722 in gable of porch. Main section of east return of 3 bays, of which bay 1 is a gable end with 2+4+2
light square bay window to ground floor under hipped stone slate roof, 3-light window to first floor and 2-light to
attic, both with labels, and circular vent to roof space; bay 2 has 2-light window above and 4-light window below;
thereafter a secondary entrance and various farm buildings, starting as 2 storey and climbing up sloping ground, ending
in 2-storey granary with hipped stone slate roof, with doorways at both levels on east side. Interior not seen. Part of
the c1720s addition to Brympton House (q.v), and thus of considerable significance. (Country Life, 26th November, 1898,
30th November, 1907 and especially Hussey, C 7 and 14 May 1927; Clive F'onsonby- Fane, C %ryajton D'Evercy, Bryapton
Estates, l980).

Listing NGR: ST5200115443

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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