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Manor Farmhouse, Oake

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 271025

OS Grid Reference: ST1598926430
OS Grid Coordinates: 315989, 126430
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0311, -3.1994

Location: B3227, Oake, Somerset TA4 1DL

Locality: Oake
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1DL

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Listing Text

4/140 Manor Farmhouse
(previously listed under Norton
Fitzwarren CP)
Shown on OS map as Heathfield House. Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17, enlarged C17,
enlarged and refronted early C19.Roughcast over random rubble and possibly cob, slate
roofs, overhanging eaves with sprockets on facade, brick stacks gable ends and stone
on gable end of earlier building. Plan: 3 or 4 cell and cross passage farmhouse lying
East West refronted on South side by early C19 addition.South front:2 storeys,3:1 bays;
first floor 16-pace sash windows flanking central 12-pane sash window, 12-pane sash
window in wing to right, ground floor 24-pane sash windows flanking blank opening,
16-pane sash window in wing, louvred shutters to main block, blind boxes to outer bays
first floor,entrance in one bay right return, segmental headed opening to recessed porch,
12-pane sash window above,raised and fielded-panelled double door with rectangular-light,
marginal glazing bars. Courtyard on East front containing pump and on South wall of
earlier dwelling depressed 4-centre arched chamfered door frame, plank door. Interior not
sighted;said to contain 2 framed compartment ceilings. The C19 enlargement probably dates
from around 1803 when the property was sold out of the Luttrell estate.
(V46 Report, unpublished SRO, September 1974).

Listing NGR: ST1598926430

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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