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Dillington Park Farmhouse, Attached Outbuildings to East, and Wall and Gateway Attached to North-Eas, Whitelackington

Description: Dillington Park Farmhouse, Attached Outbuildings to East, and Wall and Gateway Attached to North-Eas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 264049

OS Grid Reference: ST3752215358
OS Grid Coordinates: 337522, 115358
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9343, -2.8905

Location: Whitelackington, Somerset TA19 9DZ

Locality: Whitelackington
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 9DZ

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Listing Text


7/126 Dillington Park Farmhouse,
attached outbuildings to east,
and wall and gateway attached to
(formerly listed as Dillington
farm House under Civil Parish of
Ilminster Without)

Detached farmhouse.Early C18. Ham stone cut and squared,thatched roof with coped east gable and hipped return; brick
chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; two storeys with attic, 4-bay south elevation. Casement windows with some iron- framed
opening lights, mostly rectangular leaded, 3-light bays 1 and 2, 2- light bays 3 and 4, all under timber lintels:
between bays 2/3 a stone and thatched porch with C20 outer door and fully-glazed inner door. Attached to west gable a
C19 crossway, rendered with Welsh slate roof, stepped coped gables, brick end chimney stacks, and casement windows.
High in east gable an oculus window towards south end, and towards north a barrel-shaped light with old casement. To
rear an extending wing to match, and a Welsh slated outshut to main block. Interior not seen. Attached to the east
gable is a lower 2-storey building with plain clay tiled roof; to ground floor a 2- light and a 3-light stone mullioned
window, with wide door between, and C20 doors and windows to right; above a 6-light chamfer-mullioned timber window,
unglazed; and also a doorway abutting the house gable, with flight of stone steps up the north side of the gable.
Extending from the north- east corner of the farmhouse a short tall wing wall with gateway in rusticated ashlar, the
gateway keystoned, with oculus openings, one each side; plain coping with curved sweep at end. Also attached to the
east outbuilding a further single-storey building to match, probably C18, with one 2-light chamfer-mullioned timber
window. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1979).

Listing NGR: ST3752215358

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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