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Sandhill Farmhouse and Walls Enclosing Forecourt on South Front with Mounting Block Attached, Withycombe

Description: Sandhill Farmhouse and Walls Enclosing Forecourt on South Front with Mounting Block Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265395

OS Grid Reference: ST0223440998
OS Grid Coordinates: 302234, 140998
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1599, -3.3994

Location: Sandhill Lane, Withycombe, Somerset TA24 6HA

Locality: Withycombe
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 6HA

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Listing Text


8/112 Sandhill Farmhouse and walls
enclosing forecourt on south
front with mounting block attached

- II

Manor house. Late C16, enlarged and subsequently altered. Random rubble, slate roofs, coped verges, large stone stack
to left of entrance, and right at junction with cross wing. Plan not clear without internal inspection, possibly open
hall now ceiled to right of porch with solar cross wing, service end left with later crosswing. Full height gabled
porch centre left, large 4-light gabled dormer rising from below eaves right, inserted 3-light dormer in roof space
left, ground floor 3-light ovolo moulded wooden mullioned and transomed windows below head moulds flanking porch,
assumed to be reproductions of original windows, right two and a half storey cross wing with similar 2-light window
ground floor, segmental headed window openings above, unsighted bay to right, service end crosswing, one and a half
storeys with segmental headed mullioned and transomed windows with keystones. Chamfered depressed arch opening to
porch, studded inner door. Interior not accessible at tide of survey and might merit a higher grade. C16 panelled
screen to right of cross passage, said to be dated 1588. Random rubble walls enclosing forecourt on entrance front,
about 1.5 metres high with chamfered pointed arch opening with rectangular parapet, 5 step mounting block to left.
(Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST0223440998

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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