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Range of Buildings, 30 Metres West of Farleigh Castle, Norton St Philip

Description: Range of Buildings, 30 Metres West of Farleigh Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 267192

OS Grid Reference: ST7974356936
OS Grid Coordinates: 379743, 156936
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3112, -2.2920

Location: Norton St Philip, Somerset BA2 7RW

Locality: Norton St Philip
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 7RW

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Listing Text


1/245 Range of buildings, 30 metres
West of Farleigh Castle



Farmhouse, now school. C17 with C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Random rubble Doulting stone and stone slate hipped
roof. 2-storey 'U'-plan 5-window front with central entrance. Plain stone mullion and transom windows with 2- and 4-
pane casements to ground floor, 2-light stone mullion windows with stopped drip- moulds and a variety of casements to
first floor. Plain 2-light stone mullion windows and C20 casement windows to rear. East side refronted C18 in
militarized Gothic style; windows retained by front wall raised to form parapet with 4 slit openings. Centre refaced
in ashlar stone; to each side diagonal 2-stage buttresses and corbelled out, round angle turrets with slit openings and
bracketted and embattled parapets - only one survives. Central 4-centre arched door opening, 2-light window at first
floor as before and 2 cruciform openings and central quatrefoil blocked opening above. At north west corner, an
octagonal tower, added C18, with bracketted and embattled parapet.

Listing NGR: ST7974356936

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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