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Woodbrook Farmhouse, Pitminster

Description: Woodbrook Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271038

OS Grid Reference: ST2022418288
OS Grid Coordinates: 320224, 118288
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9585, -3.1372

Location: Pitminster, Somerset TA3 7ST

Locality: Pitminster
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 7ST

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Listing Text

Woodbrook Farmhouse
Farmhouse with barn, now dwelling, Late medieval, ceiled C16, barn added, roof raised on
facade, late C20 refenestrated and restored. Random rubble local stone, thatched roof,
lean-to addtion left gable end, inserted stack right gable end,to right of cross passage
and lateral stack at rear masked by barn. L-plan facing south, open hall house ceiled to
3-cell and cross passage with unheated inner room, lean-to addition west gable end, barn
at rear. Two storeys, 4 bays;all C20 casements, lean-to left projects forward slightly,
entrance second bay left. Interior not seen, said to contain chamfered beams with step
and runout stops in hall and outer room, latter with semi-circular fireplace recess
against rear wall, inserted stairs right, hall fireplace with chamfered lintel. Upper
storey, 2 pairs of smoke blackened jointed cruck trusses and evidence that the east
gable end was originally half-hipped. The house is unusually wide at 20 feet and is also
interesting as one of the few Somerset examples of medieval half-hipped roofs.
(VAG Report,unpublished SRD, November 1979).

Listing NGR: ST2022418288

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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