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Higher Vexford Farmhouse, Stogumber

Description: Higher Vexford Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264938

OS Grid Reference: ST1087235108
OS Grid Coordinates: 310872, 135108
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1083, -3.2745

Location: Sheepstealing Lane, Stogumber, Somerset TA4 3QF

Locality: Stogumber
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3QF

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Listing Text


6/175 Higher Vexford Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. Early C16, enlarged C17 and circa 1800. Red sandstone random rubble, rendered block to right, slate roofs,
lower independently roofed block right, large rendered stack, rendered brick stack left gable end and right of cross
passage. Plan: probably open hall ceiled to 3 cell and cross passage, reroofed with parallel range added at rear. 2
storeys, 4:1 bays; late C19 3-light casements in segmental headed openings with small early C19 2-light leaded iron
casement in end bay right, entrance second bay left, gabled porch, plank door. Garden front, 12 pane sash windows.
Interior: the main interest of the house is the survival of 2 pairs of the original jointed cruck trusses in the lower
independently roofed block right, now a store, large open fireplace with chamfered beams with irregularly placed
chamfered joists to right of cross passage.

Listing NGR: ST1087235108

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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