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Farringdon Farmhouse, Bishop's Lydeard

Description: Farringdon Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270239

OS Grid Reference: ST1679529116
OS Grid Coordinates: 316795, 129116
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0553, -3.1885

Location: 1 Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Somerset TA4 3BW

Locality: Bishop's Lydeard
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3BW

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Listing Text


No 9
(Farringdon Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. C16, enlarged C17 and C18. Red sandstone randos rubble rendered facade, otherwise colourwashed, thatched
roof, coped verges right, brick stacks. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage facing roughly East, single cell addition to
South, later North wing (farm building). One and a half storeys, 4 bays, 3-light casements of varying sizes, entrance
between first and second bays right, gabled wooden trellis porch, plank door. Right return single ovolo moulded window,
probably to light stairs. Corrugated iron roofed outshut at rear. North wing half hipped with access to first floor by
external stair with large elliptical headed opening below. Interior: jointed cruck trusses, chamfered beams with
enriched stops, staircase turret South-west corner to right of open fireplace with bread oven, stairs also on West
front, lath and plaster partition upstairs. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1982).

Listing NGR: ST1679529116

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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