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Higher Huntham Farmhouse, North Curry

Description: Higher Huntham Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270835

OS Grid Reference: ST3370925885
OS Grid Coordinates: 333709, 125885
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0285, -2.9466

Locality: North Curry
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 6EF

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Listing Text


2/51 Higher Huntham Farmhouse



Farmhouse. C16, altered early C18, probably converted temporarily to 2 dwellings late C19, partly refenestrated mid
C20. Rubble and possibly cob faced on north front with brick and blue lias random rubble, roughcast south wings
flanking squared and coursed blue lias centre, Ham stone dressings on south front, thatched roof, coped verges to
wings, brick stacks gable ends, random rubble green concrete tiled lean-to addition on east front, continued with
steeply pitched pantile roofed wing with tall brick stack in gable end. U-plan: 3-cell and cross passage alterd
internally with corridor addition and resited entrance, symmetrical wings on south front, ground drops away on north
front facing road, long lean-to addition with extension on east side. South front: 2 storeys, 1:4:1 bays; 2-light
hollow chamfer stone mullioned windows left gable end under hoodmould and centre, right gable end hoodmould only,
ground floor left gable end unlit but with similar window in re-entrant angle, centre all openings under brick lintels,
C20 windows, entrances second bay left and in re-entrant angle of right hand wing, unlit on gable end. Interior: large
chamfered bressumer to east gable end, possibly smoke bay with inserted dogleg stair in north east corner, exposed
chamfered curved truss, corbelled out to carry chamfered beam, steeply chamfered beams with scroll stops at west end, a
lot of C18 joinery surviving. Upper storey not seen.

Listing NGR: ST3370925885

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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