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?.

Chidgley Hill Farmhouse, Old Cleeve

Description: Chidgley Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264827

OS Grid Reference: ST0480036435
OS Grid Coordinates: 304800, 136435
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1193, -3.3616

Location: B3190, Old Cleeve, Somerset TA23 0LS

Locality: Old Cleeve
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA23 0LS

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Old Cleeve, Somerset at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


4/70 Chidgley Hill Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17, partially rebuilt late C18 - early C19. Red sandstone random rubble, thatched roof
hipped on right return, brick stack to left of entrance and left gable end. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage modified,
hipped gable end onto road. 2 storeys, 3 bays; 2-light dormer casements, groundfloor 2 C20 windows to left of entrance,
2-light casement right, C20 plank door, Right return 2-light dormer casement, illegibly inscribed plaque below left,
groundfloor two 2-light casements. Interior not viewed, said to contain 4 panel compartment ceiling with hollow
chamfered beams, one inscribed with date 1583, and chamfered wooden lintel to fireplace with bread oven. The building
was divided at one time into 2 cottages and perhaps even into 3. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, July 1979).

Listing NGR: ST0480036435

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.