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Tellis Farmhouse, with Boundary Walls Enclosing Front Garden, East Coker

Description: Tellis Farmhouse, with Boundary Walls Enclosing Front Garden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263671

OS Grid Reference: ST5405612336
OS Grid Coordinates: 354056, 112336
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9087, -2.6548

Location: 1 Moor Lane, East Coker, Somerset BA22 9JG

Locality: East Coker
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9JG

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Listing Text


12/113 Tellis Farmhouse, with boundary
walls enclosing front garden
(Tellis Farmhouse formerly listed)


House. C16 or earlier origins, now mostly C18 and C20. Local stone rubble with lime rendering, thatched roof hipped to
East and coped to West; end and intermediate brick chimney stacks. Single storey with attic 6-bays. Bays 4, 5 and 6
have old casement windows with rectangular leaded panes, 2 and 3 lights, elsewhere C20 casements with small panes, that
to bay 1 being 4-light with exposed timber lintel over; window above set into thatch in bays 1 to 4. External doorway
to bay 3 under timber porch; another stable door between bays 5 and 6. Interior said to have 3 room cross passage
plan; fireplace in central room has depressed 4 centre arch with ogee step hollow moulding, ceiling here framed in 6
panels. One roof truss jointed cruck with parts of 2 windbraces. Important to the setting the boundary walls 1.25
metres high in rubble stone, starting from corners of house and returning to form South boundary. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, 1976).

Listing NGR: ST5405612336

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Source: English Heritage

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