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Description: South Farmhouse, and Front Boundary Walling
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 264253
OS Grid Reference: ST4354516554
OS Grid Coordinates: 343545, 116554
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9457, -2.8050
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SOUTH PETHERTON CP SOUTH STEET (East side)
7/168 No 27
(South Farmhouse), and front
Detached house. Dated 1700. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; thatched roof between coped gables; stone
chimney stacks, one with traditional baffle. Two storeys with attic; 4-bay south elevation at right angles to road.
Ovolo- mould mullioned windows is wave-mould recesses of 4-lights, except lower bay 1 and upper bay 3 which are
2-light; continuous label to upper windows, and to lower level the label extended around the west gable as a strong;
all windows with rectangular leaded panes: to lower bay 3 a 2-light window now adapted with a part-glazed door, and to
bay 2 a cambered arched doorway with C20 door. In west gable a 4-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window in wave-mould
recess to ground floor, possibly C19, as traces of a deeper opening show in stonework; above, 2 two-light ovolo-mould
mullioned windows with separate labels, and small single-light windows to attic; to crown of this gable a square plaque
incised W/RS/1700, with elaborate border. C19 lean-to along north side, amended in later C20. Interior not seen, but
noted are fireplace with stone jambs and crossbeam, and ceiling coved plasterwork to hall; one stone doorway with ovolo
mould; collar-truss roof. Extending from the south-west corner of the house along street frontage a wall to match,
about 2 metres high, with thin angled coping, having simple opening for wood gate in mid-lengths, adding to setting of
house. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1972; VCH, Vol III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4354516554
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Source: English Heritage
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