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Blundell's Farmhouse, West Monkton

Description: Blundell's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270727

OS Grid Reference: ST2611527911
OS Grid Coordinates: 326115, 127911
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0458, -3.0553

Location: West Monkton, Somerset TA2 8NW

Locality: West Monkton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA2 8NW

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Listing Text


6/203 Blundell's Farmhouse


Farmhouse, barn and dairy, now converted to one dwelling. C16, altered and enlarged probably mid C18, barn and dairy
probably C18, all modified mid-late C20, Roughcast over rubble and possibly some cob, single Roman tiled roofs,
farmhouse hipped to West fronting road, brick stacks West end to left of axial cross passage, and inserted at eaves
level end bay left and to left of entrance. Plan: probably 3 cell and cross passage farmhouse lying East-West, West
gable end extended under hipped roof for outbuilding, East end possibly rebuilt, altered internally to 4 cell, linked
on West front to barn with abutting dairy beyond. North front: 2 storeys, long 4-bay facade, all C20 3-light casements
except small 2-light chamfered stair window, C20 plank door. West faced fronting road; irregular fenestration to 2 bays
of farmhouse, pantile roofed bay with door linking independently roofed threshing barn with shallow porch, inserted C20
many paned windows; abutting lower independently roofed 2 storey block with brick stack, slid to have been dairy prior
to conversion to dwelling, C20 casements and central C20 door. Interior of farmhouse partially sighted, remains of
winder stair to right of West gable end, steeply chamfered beam with step and runout stops; chamfered wooden lintel to
cross passage fireplace with inserted moulded stone impost blocks to jambs, pre C19 date.

Listing NGR: ST2611527911

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Source: English Heritage

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