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Beere Manor Farmhouse and Attached Barn, Cannington

Description: Beere Manor Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 268862

OS Grid Reference: ST2406241425
OS Grid Coordinates: 324062, 141425
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1670, -3.0875

Location: Cannington, Somerset TA5 2PW

Locality: Cannington
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 2PW

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Listing Text


3/15 Beere Manor Farmhouse and
attached barn
(formerly listed under General)


- II*

Manor house, now farmhouse, with attached barn. C16/C17, C18 alterations. Roughcast, some coursed and squared blue
lias, slate roof, coped verges, roughcast stacks. Tall frontage in a "Tudor" style; cross-passage plan, possibly
formerly with a first floor hall. Two storeys and attic, 1:1:1:1 bays, to left a low 2 storey porch, front-facing gable
with a lancet; tall 2 storey projecting gabled wing to third bay from left, again with a lancet in gable; to the left
side of the wing a projecting rendered stack with an offset; C18 2 and 4-light wooden-mullioned and transomed windows
in stone surrounds, moulded sills, each light with close-set glazing bars, lower half of each light of each window with
a sash. Similar 2-light window to first floor of porch, keyed architrave surround; keyed elliptical headed outer door
opening with emphasised imposts, moulded 4-centred arch inner door opening, C19 half-glazed door. Barn at right angles
to the left of frontage, random rubble, roughcast, double Roman tile roof. Two storeys, inner elevation appears as a
single storey due to a rise in ground level; 4 bays, 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows in plain stone
surrounds, moulded cornices; blocked door opening to centre with a casement inserted to the upper half, bead noulded
stone surround, bolection moulded architrave, moulded cornice. Barn connnected to house by a blank 2 storey outshut.
Interior of house with 3 half panelled rooms to ground floor, the smaller in the front facing gable with a fireplace in
a bolection moulded surround. Stair turret with open well staircase to rear, heavy turned balusters, ramped handrail,
flat capped square newels; 7 bay collar and tie beam roof construction; barn with some chamfered and stopped beams.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1981; VCH, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST2406241425

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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