British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

South Harp Farmhouse, South Petherton

Description: South Harp Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 264200

OS Grid Reference: ST4452215196
OS Grid Coordinates: 344522, 115196
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9335, -2.7908

Location: S Harp, South Petherton, Somerset TA13 5LP

Locality: South Petherton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA13 5LP

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around South Petherton, Somerset at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

2/116 South Harp Farmhouse



Detached farmhouse. Possibly C16 origins, but modified. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; thatched roof with
coped gables; one ashlar slab and 2 brick chimney stacks. 'U'-plan; 2 storeys, 4 bays. Below, hollow- chamfer mullioned
windows in chamfered recesses, with labels, internal vertical iron bars and iron-framed opening lights, of 4 lights
bays 1 and 2 and 5 lights bay 4; above are C20 timber casements: to bay 3 a 6-flush-panel door with C19 brick and
ashlar porch having thatched roof behind coped gable with obelisk finial and segmental-arched doorway with pair C20
glazed doors; set on the gable a fire insurance plaque featuring Britannia and worded "West of England/Exeter
(Company)'. C20 window in west gable, with clay tiled single-storey range extending from rear: east end has a 2-storey
extension northwards, with the roof ridge set slightly higher than main roof, with a C20 casement window and also signs
of 2 blocked openings and 2 stones from a pointed archway: the north gable of this extension is in Flemish bond
brickwork with ash1ar quoins. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4452215196

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.