Description: Roobies Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 268892
OS Grid Reference: ST2119040575
OS Grid Coordinates: 321190, 140575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1590, -3.1283
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ST 24 SW FIDDINGTON
(Formerly listed as:
435/3/444 NETHER STOWEY
Farmhouse. C17 core, mid C18 extension and alteration, exterior with C20 features, for Fairfield House estate. Roughcast, slate roof, brick stacks. L-plan. Two storeys and attic, 3 bays to garden frontage, C20 metal casements. Central half glazed door, flat wooden hood on wrought-iron brackets.
Room to left of ground floor with a fireplace in a bolection moulded surround, large oblong wood panel over with mid C18 oil painting of a prospect with Fairfield House, Stogursey Church and the gazebo at Nether Stowey; this room also with a chamfered cross-beam ceiling; C18 staircase; fireplace in wing to rear with broad wooden bressummer, chamfered and dressed stone jambs, evidence of a smoking chamber, this room also with exposed ceiling beams; some early roof construction also remains.
Listing NGR: ST2119040575
Source: English Heritage
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