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Common Down Farmhouse, Halse

Description: Common Down Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270340

OS Grid Reference: ST1328430070
OS Grid Coordinates: 313284, 130070
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0634, -3.2388

Location: Halse, Somerset TA4 3RA

Locality: Halse
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3RA

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Listing Text


2/129 Common Down Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. Late C16 - early C17, restored C20. Roughcast and painted rubble, thatched roof, brick stacks. 2 cell cross
passage plan with extension to right. One and a half storeys, 4:2 bays; three dormer windows with 3-light casements,
left-hand one with C17 ovolo moulded mullion windows, similar ground left 4-light, C20 4-light casement to right,
2-light opening outer bay right; four centred arch doorway with medieval style stud and plank door second bay left;
raking buttress end left. Two bay extension to right, independently thatched, C20 casements with leaded panes, 2-light
first floor, 3-light ground floor with C20 partially glazed porch with hipped thatched roof end bay right. Outshut at
rear, enlarged in right-hand bay into a gabled 2 storey projection C20. Interior: stud and brick infill partition left
of cross passage, four centred headed doorway, deeply chamfered beam with diamond stops, staircase bay to right of open

Listing NGR: ST1328430070

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Source: English Heritage

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