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West Lynch Farmhouse, Selworthy

Description: West Lynch Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265552

OS Grid Reference: SS9000147672
OS Grid Coordinates: 290001, 147672
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2176, -3.5764

Location: Selworthy, Somerset TA24 8HH

Locality: Selworthy
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 8HH

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Listing Text


SS8947 West Lynch Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Lower Lynch
22/138 Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Late medieval, enlarged C16, subsequently ceiled, refenestrated mid C19 Roughcast rubble, triple ridge tile
roof, stone stacks left and right gable ends, and large central lateral stack. Plan: double ended open hall house,
solar apparently single storey with partition, then ceiled with stair turret on rear elevation. Two storeys, 2:1 bays,
first floor 2-light casements, ground floor C19 2-light trefoil headed casements, door inserted between first and
second bays left, end bay right 3-light mullioned and transomed window with depressed 4-centred arched head and floral
decoration to spandrels, possibly late C15-early C16, wooden lancet with diamond head to former stair at gable end,
semi-circular headed chamfered door frame, ribbed door. Rear elevation said to have similar doorframe with ogee-headed
lancet to remains of stair turret. Interior not seen, said to contain 5 pairs of cruck trusses, remains of stud and
panel screen to right of cross passage with 2 and a half lateral beams with hollow moulded chamfered and step and
runout stops, other beams axial. The proximity of the chapel (qv) would suggest that this was a house of some
importance. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1980).

Listing NGR: SS9000147672

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Source: English Heritage

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