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Building at Rear of Higher Golsoncott, Old Cleeve

Description: Building at Rear of Higher Golsoncott

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264833

OS Grid Reference: ST0282139075
OS Grid Coordinates: 302821, 139075
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1427, -3.3905

Location: Old Cleeve, Somerset TA24 6QU

Locality: Old Cleeve
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 6QU

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Listing Text


4/76 Building at rear of Higher


Farmhouse, subsequently subdivided with loft over, now disused. C16. Red sandstone random rubble, corrugated asbestos
roof, stone stack right gable end. 2 storeys, one 3-light chamfered mullion window, unglazed, second bay right,
groundfloor 5 openings, end bay right unchamfered peaked doorframe with lower portion of architrave hollowed out, right
original entrance, chamfered peaked doorframe, 2 inserted square headed doorframes, end bay right another unchamfered
peaked doorfrane. Interior: end bay right appears to be addition, not much larger than the width of the doorfrane,
right entrance into full height of building, rubble partition right with evidence that originally ceiled, later stairs
set against rear wall with pair of jointed cruck trusses rising above partition, upper floor open to gable end, floor
timbers in very poor condition at tine of survey (January 1984), 2 collar and principal trusses; right rubble walls on
groundfloor inserted with chamfered beams, step and runout stops, unchamfered lintel to fireplace gable end, small
furnace inserted in bay to right, left large projecting circular full height drying kiln, plinth projecting about 750
mm from ground, interrupted by inserted square headed doorway at rear, square headed opening on first floor, secured
bolts at base possibly indicating that a stair way was inserted into the kiln at a later date, 4-light trefoil headed
wooden mullioned window groundfloor rear wall. Beyond a semi-circular area at the rear of the building the ground floor
falls away quickly with remains of limekiln and evidence of another unidentified building. This farmhouse predates
Higher Golsoncott (qv) which runs parallel about 3 metres West. Primarily listed for historic interest.

Listing NGR: ST0282139075

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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