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Cutliffe Farmhouse, Taunton

Description: Cutliffe Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270912

OS Grid Reference: ST2292322951
OS Grid Coordinates: 322923, 122951
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0008, -3.0998

Location: Taunton, Somerset TA1 3RQ

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 3RQ

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Listing Text


4/123 Cutliffe Farmhouse



Farmhouse. C16, enlarged with asymmetrical flanking wings and west gable end rebuilt late C17, refronted in brick C18
and entrance roved, restored late C20. Red brick, Flemish bond, over rubble and some cob, rendered east and west ends,
steeply pitched asbestos slate roof hipped to right, wall plate, brick stack on stone base above blocked entrance,
double stack left gable end; wings hipped, slate roofed south-west with external stack on west front, plain clay tiled
south-east. U-plan: lobby entry, now 3-cell with corridor addition on south front linking wings. Two storeys, 5 bays,
first floor C19 wooden cruciform casements, ground floor under segmental headed relieving arches, 3-light left flanking
porch, 4-light centre, blocked doorway between second and third bays left, two 2-light casements beyond, lead roofed
porch, pointed arch window on facade, entered right return through 6-panel door. Right return: first floor 4-light
ovolo moulded wooden window, entrance to through corridor; abutting brick wing unlit with moulded brick plinth and dog
tooth string, diaper pattern in chimney breast. South front of wing one bay, upper storey rendered, pilaster strips
flanking large opening with keystone, similar opening ground floor with brick relieving arches, both with inserted C20
fenestration; re-entrant angle, first floor blocked opening with keystone flanked by pilasters, ground floor relieving
arch with carved keystone above C20 window. South-east wing lower, irregular fenestration and buttressed in west
corner. East gable end with evidence of demolished wing. Interior: good moulded stone lintel with spandrels to west end
room fireplace, lobby entry now a cupboard, chamfered beams with scroll stops, upper storey not seen. The south-west
wing is featurless but is said to have contained a simple plaster moulding prior to C20 restoration. It was probably a
parlour with the south-east wing (not seen) for agricultural purposes.

Listing NGR: ST2292322951

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Source: English Heritage

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