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Perris, Hatch Beauchamp

Description: Perris

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270808

OS Grid Reference: ST3004420278
OS Grid Coordinates: 330044, 120278
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9776, -2.9978

Location: Village Road, Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset TA3 6TH

Locality: Hatch Beauchamp
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 6TH

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Listing Text


12/25 Perris



Famhouse now dwelling. Late medieval, ceiled C16, mainly refenestrated and enlarged late C20. Said to be timber framed
originally, replaced with rendered random rubble masonry partially roughcast, on rubble plinth, squared and coursed
blue lias in rebuilt west gable end, steeply pitched clay tile roof, rebuilt stone stack right gable end, brick left
gable end and to right of cross passage. Plan: said to be single ended open hall house with buttery and pantry to right
of cross passage, enlarged one room east in late medieval period, hall ceiled and south east addition subsequently
rebuilt. One and a half storeys, 3-bays, gabled dormers rising from eaves, one to left of entrance on early C19 leaded
iron casement with quadrant stays, ground floor 3 windows left of entrance, 3 right including small 3-light octagonal
mullioned casement centre, gabled clay tiled rustic wooden porch with C20 door. Interior not seen. Said to contain
remains of smoke blackened jointed cruck truss roof with some wind bracing, wattle and daub partitions in upper storey
with chamfered peaked door frame, stud and panel screen to right of cross passage, one blocked doorway and one
chamfered peaked doorframe, reset C16 and Cl7 panelling to left another peaked door frame , 6-panel compartment ceiling
with 4-panel in west end room, all with steeply chamfered beams and chamfered lintel and jambs to fireplaces. Described
as of "outstanding interest in that it provides the best evidence yet seen for solid walls replacing timber frame in
farmhouses". (VA6 Report, unpublished SRO, March 1983).

Listing NGR: ST3004120278

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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