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Coursley Farmhouse, Lydeard St Lawrence

Description: Coursley Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270374

OS Grid Reference: ST1408033070
OS Grid Coordinates: 314080, 133070
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0905, -3.2282

Location: Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset TA4 3SW

Locality: Lydeard St Lawrence
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3SW

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Listing Text



2/163 Coursley Farahouse


- II

Farmhouse. C16, altered C17. Red sandstone random rubble masonry, thatched roof hipped to left, C20 brick stack right
with projection on gabled end (blocked internally), rendered stack right of cross passage and at rear of left-hand bay.
Open hall derivative, now 3-cell and cross passage. 2-storeys, 4-bays; C19 3-light leaded casements, C20 casement to
left of entrance, entrance approached by flight of 5 steps, vertical buttress right, raking buttress end right.
Interior: flag stone cross passage, chamfered beams with stops to right, doorway left, originally 4-centred arch with
double roll moulding, now square headed but apex of arch still visible, similar evidence of double roll moulding on
lintel of fireplace set against cross passage, lintel subsequently heightened. 16 panel hollow chamfered compartment
ceiling, stair set against rear wall, probably added when open hall ceiled. Muntin and plaster partition right; jointed
cruck roof. Relatively unaltered and good example of a traditional farmhouse.

Listing NGR: ST1408033070

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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