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Higher House, Lydford-on-Fosse

Description: Higher House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 267557

OS Grid Reference: ST5649731616
OS Grid Coordinates: 356497, 131616
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0822, -2.6224

Location: High Street, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset TA11 7DG

Locality: Lydford-on-Fosse
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7DG

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Listing Text


10/85 Higher House


- II

Farmhouse, now house. C18, late C18 and early C19 external features, Coursed and squared lias, thatched roof, renewed
C19 brick stacks, coped verges. Asymmetrical T-plan. Two storeys, 3:1 bays, 3-light casements under wooden lintols to
first floor, flush mounted 16-pane sash windows under wooden lintols to ground floor. Door opening in second bay from
left, paired 3-panelled doors, thatched and gabled hood on console brackets. Wing at right-angles to the rear in
conforming style. Inside the ground floor with some wainscot panelling; 2 niche cupboards with shell hoods to left
ground floor room. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January, 1982).

Listing NGR: ST5649731616

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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