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Higher Rocke's Farmhouse, Butleigh

Description: Higher Rocke's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 267734

OS Grid Reference: ST5226733330
OS Grid Coordinates: 352267, 133330
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0973, -2.6830

Location: High Street, Butleigh, Somerset BA6 8ST

Locality: Butleigh
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA6 8ST

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Listing Text


12/21 Higher Rocke's Farmhouse
(previously listed as Higher
Rocks Farmhouse)



Probably the manor house of a small manor, subsequently a farmhouse, now a house. Probably early C17; C19 alterations
and additions. Coursed and squared rubble, with some banding, tile and pantile roofs of differing pitch, brick stacks.
Principal frontage to garden of 2 storeys and 2 storeys and attic, main part of 1:2 bays; one, 2, 3 and 4-light
ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows, one with a king-mullion, stopped labels; left bay in a projecting 2 storeyed
porch under a front-facing gable; semi-circular head outer door opening in a moulded and dressed stone surround
scalloped imposts, emphasised keystone. Inner door opening in a moulded wooden surround, plank door with strap hinges.
C19 addition to left, 2 bays, 3-light casements. Interior with 2 fireplaces in moulded surrounds with 4-centred heads,
one executed in wood, the other in freestone; chamfered and stopped ceiling beams. Glazed lean-to to rear elevation is
not of special interest.

Listing NGR: ST5226733330

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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