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Lower Tarr Farmhouse, Lydeard St Lawrence

Description: Lower Tarr Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270400

OS Grid Reference: ST1074830575
OS Grid Coordinates: 310748, 130575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0675, -3.2751

Location: Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset TA4 3RQ

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

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Listing Text


2/189 Lower Tarr Farmhouse



Farmhouse. C16, extended C17, dated 1691. Red sandstone random rubble partially rendered, slate roofs, stone stack
right gabled with full height curing chamber projection on right return, brick stacks left of entrance and next bay
left marking extent or original block. 2 cell and cross passage extended one bay South with wings added North and South
sides. Two storeys, irregular fenestration, first floor left blocked window, leaded casement and right remains of
4-light ovolo moulded mullion with leaded casement. Ground floor leaded casement to right of C20 glazed door, wooden
trellis porch on rendered brick, left tripartite sash with French window in outer bay right. Interior not viewed, said
to contain jointed cruck trusses, chamfered beams with stops, plasterwork in first floor North wing, panel dated 1691
with coat of arms indistinct beneath later plaster, plasterwork also in room over hall. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO,
November 1974).

Listing NGR: ST1074830575

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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