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Grant's Farmhouse, Bishop's Hull

Description: Grant's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270531

OS Grid Reference: ST1920823396
OS Grid Coordinates: 319208, 123396
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0043, -3.1528

Location: A38, Bishops Hull, Somerset TA4 1EJ

Locality: Bishop's Hull
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1EJ

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Listing Text


8/22 Grant's Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late medieval, said to be dated 1608 in South gable end, extensively altered and North gable end largely
rebuilt late C20. Roughcast, thatched roof, brick stacks left gable end and to left of cross passage. Plan: open hall
ceiled to 3 and cross passage. One and a half storeys, 3 bays: two early C19 leaded iron casements in eyebrow dormer
left, renewed metal casement in eyebrow dormer right, ground floor two C20 3-light casements left and one right of C20
plank door with bull's eye glass, thatched roughcast porch. Interior not seen, said to contain early use of brick for
inserted cross passage fireplace with unusually complete moulded lintol without stops, 6-panel steeply chamfered
compartment ceiling and shouldered doorway into wattle and daub partition at upper end. A plank and muntin screen with
remains of floral decoration was removed when the lower end partly rebuilt. Evidence that prior to restoration the
house contained both true and jointed cruck trusses, now only the latter and an uncommon cusped truss with triangular
yoked apex remaining. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1981).

Listing NGR: ST1920823396

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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