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Beer Farmhouse, Brushford

Description: Beer Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 265626

OS Grid Reference: SS8887126839
OS Grid Coordinates: 288871, 126839
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0301, -3.5861

Location: Beer Lane, Brushford, Somerset TA22 9SA

Locality: Brushford
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA22 9SA

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Listing Text


8/37 Beer Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse, now dwelling, C15, ceiled C16, altered C17, extended one try west possibly C18, altered mid-late C20. Random
rubble local stone, part rendered, concrete tile roof, rebuilt tall stone stacks gable ends, west stack external,
lateral stack to left of entrance. Plan: faces south and set into hillside, open hall ceiled possbily to 2-cell and
cross passage, service end divided laterally into 2 rooms, subsequently extended one bay west. Two storeys, 3:2 bays,
all late C19 and C20 2 and 3-iight casements, ground floor end left partially masked by single storey bakehouse
addition, entrance to right of literal stack, elm boarded pentice porch, C20 glazed door. Right return 2-bays, lit both
floors of gable end, Interior: 9-panel moulded compartment ceiling to hall, chamfered lintel to lateral stack, east
wall remains of C16 fitted bench, peaked doorframe to remains of stone stair turret or north wall, later stair turret
adjoining with lancet window and early C18 dog-gate with turned balusters, probably reused woodwork. Cross passage with
such renewed stud and plan: screen, depressed 4-centred arch head ovolo moulded door frame to extension at rear, Two
depressed 4-centred arch doorframes on upper floor. Remains of jointed cruck truss roof. Unusual in that there is a
cellar under the kitchen. When originally listed the building was thatched. (VAG Report, unpublished SR0, August

Listing NGR: SS8887126839

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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