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Wick Farmhouse, Norton St Philip

Description: Wick Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267279

OS Grid Reference: ST7873857214
OS Grid Coordinates: 378738, 157214
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3136, -2.3064

Location: A36, Norton St Philip, Somerset BA2 7NQ

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

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Listing Text


1/332 Wick Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Probably C13 origin, C17 and C18. Random rubble Doulting stone and stone slate gabled roof with quarter hip
to left and rubble stone chimney stacks off the ridge. 2-storey on 'L'-plan but now truncated to rectangular. 5 bays.
4-window frontage, entrance between 3 and 4. Mixed fenstration; 1 sash window, 1 stone framed oval window with 4-keys.
1 C19 casement window three 2-light moulded stone mullioned window frames with casements. The salient and most
interesting external feature is an obtuse pointed stone door frame of early English character with deeply undercut roll
mouldings and arched drip- moulds. Interior; stop moulded chamfered beams to ground floor of excessive proportions;
large medieval fireplace, partly concealed, with heavy wooden lintel. Roof; arch braced raised cruck frames stop
chamfered plates, 2 stop chamfered purlins with diagonal arched windbracing and square ridge piece, heavily blackened,
said to have once been the property of Hinton Charterhouse Priory. (VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, July 1981).

Listing NGR: ST7873857214

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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