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Kentsford Farmhouse, Watchet

Description: Kentsford Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 264611

OS Grid Reference: ST0588142593
OS Grid Coordinates: 305881, 142593
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1748, -3.3477

Location: Watchet, Somerset TA23 0AU

Locality: Watchet
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA23 0AU

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Listing Text

5366 Kentsford Farmhouse
ST 04SE 1/25 12.6. 5O

Probably a late mediaeval house which appears to have been largely rebuilt in the early
C17 with further alterations in the late C17/early C18. Originally the seat of the
Wyndham family.
Roughcast render with dressed stone quoins. Ripped slate roofs, ridge tiles, brick
chimney stacks. Two-storeys plus attics, irregular L-shaped plan. Main front facing
south-west in 2 sections. Right-hand side, 3 windows at first floor, one C16 3-light
stone mullioned casement window with leaded lights and hood mould, 2 late C17 mullion
and transom cross windows, casements with lead glazing. Below these windows at ground
floor 2 C18 windows, sashes with glazing bars and exposed frames. To the left a C17
projecting gabled porch, semi-circular stone arch with moulded arch rings and imposts.
The left-hand section of the front breaks forward and has two 3-light casement windows
with leaded lights. The interior has been much altered, but rear bedroom retains a
plaster ceiling with design of thin moulded ribs in a geometric pattern with Tudor
roses and thistles, late C17 fireplace with bolection moulding. Similar larger
fireplace in ground floor front room.

Listing NGR: ST0588142593

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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