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Norwood and Attached Farmbuildings, Staplegrove

Description: Norwood and Attached Farmbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270678

OS Grid Reference: ST2130226504
OS Grid Coordinates: 321302, 126504
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0325, -3.1237

Location: Manor Road, Staplegrove, Somerset TA2 6EL

Locality: Staplegrove
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA2 6EL

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Listing Text


5/223 Norwood and attached farmbuildings


Farmhouse, now dwelling. C17, refenestrated, roof raised, parallel range added C17 rear in early C19, altered late C20
Rendered over cob, double span slate roof, overhanging eaves, decorative bargeboards, brick stacks gable ends, double
pair left gable end and right of original cross passage. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage altered internally, L-plan
stable block abutting left, attached farmbuildings at rear abutting Steading Hay (qv). Two storeys, 4 bays; first floor
12-pane sash windows, ground floor long casements of 4 vertical-lights with marginal glazing bars flanking entrance,
inserted C20 window end bay right, entrance panelled double door, fanlight with glazing bars, fronted by 8 and a half
bay wooden trelliswork verandah with wrought iron spandrels and cast iron decorative plaques, patterned slate roof with
central bays glazed. Stable wing to left, painted brick, slate roof, 1:2 bays, pointed arch dormer with divided
tracery, similar loft opening below, double doors ground floor, similar fenestration at first floor in re-entrant
angle. Interior extensively altered: lateral chamfered beam with scroll stop remains left, very small chamfered lintel
to fireplace opening on left gable end, inconclusive evidence regarding identification of the recess on external wall
as remains of curing chamber, 2 smoke blackened collar and principal roof trusses survive in roof space, some painted
plaster removed from the demolished cross passage screen has been preserved in an outbuilding. (VAG Report, unpublished
SRO, June 1982).

Listing NGR: ST2130226504

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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