If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Higher Rocke's Farmhouse
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
Explore more of the area around Butleigh, Somerset at Explore Britain.
BUTLEIGH CP HIGH STREET (West side)
12/21 Higher Rocke's Farmhouse
(previously listed as Higher
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.