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Frog Farmhouse, Dinnington

Description: Frog Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 264100

OS Grid Reference: ST4026012735
OS Grid Coordinates: 340260, 112735
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9110, -2.8511

Location: Church Hill, Dinnington, Somerset TA17 8SU

Locality: Dinnington
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA17 8SU

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Listing Text


5/15 Frog Farmhouse
(previously listed, incorrectly,
as Parsonage Farm House)



Detached farmhouse.C17.Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tiled roof with stone slate base courses between stepped coped
gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3-bay symmetrical facade. Ovolo-mould mullioned windows in wave- mould
recesses, no labels, 4-light to outer bays and 3-light upper centre bay, with some iron-framed opening lights having
curl stops, and horizontal glazing bars; to lower bay 2 a beaded architrave with base stops framing a 4-panel
part-glazed door, up one step. Against north gable, set back, a 2-storey single-bay extension with double Roman clay
tiled roof and brick chimney stack, no windows to east front but in north gable two 3-light ovolo-mould mullioned
windows in wave-mould recesses with square labels; south gable plain. Low single-storey extension to rear. Interior not
seen, but reported is a roof frame of tenoned purlin crnstruction, probably of c1796 when substantial works were
carried out. House thought to be the manor house belonging to the Pouletts but leased to the Brice family; house gained
its present name alter 1811 when it ceased to be the capital mansion; the estate dates from before 1246. (VAG Report,
SR0 unpublished, 1973; VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4026012735

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Source: English Heritage

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