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Jews Farmhouse, Wiveliscombe

Description: Jews Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270206

OS Grid Reference: ST0606729718
OS Grid Coordinates: 306067, 129718
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0591, -3.3417

Location: Wiveliscombe, Somerset TA4 2HL

Locality: Wiveliscombe
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 2HL

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Listing Text


3/131 Jews Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C18, incorporating earlier work, with C19 alterations. Cob with
rendered rubble, slate hung facade, remains of quoin strips visible on left
return elevation where there is external stepped stack, Welsh slate roof hipped
to right. 2 storeys over basement, 3 bays; C20, 2 light casements, 3 light in
outer bays ground floor, with single light windows flanking central entrance.
C18 glazed Tuscan porch, fanlight, approached by steps with curved dwarf wall,
rendered. Extension at rear. Farm takes its name from an early owner, John le
Jeu or Jewe, died 1415. (Evelyn Hardy, The Somerset Countryman, vol. XIII,

Listing NGR: ST0606729718

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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