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Farm Estate Farmhouse, Fiddington

Description: Farm Estate Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 268890

OS Grid Reference: ST2230641774
OS Grid Coordinates: 322306, 141774
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1699, -3.1126

Location: Farm Lane, Fiddington, Somerset TA5 1JJ

Locality: Fiddington
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1JJ

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Listing Text


3/98 Farm Estate Farmhouse


- II*

House. C15, floored C16, C17 and C18 embellishments, refronted late C19. Coursed and squared blue lias rubble, coped
verges, slate roofs, some cresting to ridge, brick stacks. E-plan; Gothic frontage. Two storeys, attic, 1:1:1:1 bays, 2
and 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows, majority with transoms; single storey 4-light canted bay windows to
second and third bays from left; corresponding windows to first floor in gabled half dormers. Central door opening in a
chamfered dressed stone surround, label with floral stops, plank door. Wing to left return of 3 bays, some 2 and
3-light ovolo-moulded mullioned windows, iron stanchions, one with leaded lights. E-shaped garden frontage,
predominantly late C19 casements of 2 and 3-lights, right wing with a projecting bread oven. Particularly rich interior
under roofs of cruck construction; room to right of ground floor with a moulded and plastered cross-beam ceiling, this
room also with a fireplace with a chamfered wooden bresssumer and stone jambs. Room in wing to rear with an ornamental
plaster ceiling of c1700 in a Baroque style with fruit swags, cherubs and masks; adjacent to this room a contemporary
staircase with a moulded and ramped handrail and turned balusters; some further C17 plasterwork to first floor; further
fireplace with a broad wooden bressumer to rear; adjacent 2 C17 doors with moulded architraves. (VCH forthcoming; VAG
Report, unpublished SR0).

Listing NGR: ST2230641774

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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