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Knights Farmhouse, Pitminster

Description: Knights Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271045

OS Grid Reference: ST2115218652
OS Grid Coordinates: 321152, 118652
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9619, -3.1241

Location: Blagdon Hill, Pitminster, Somerset TA3 7SL

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

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Listing Text

10/98 Knight's Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late medieval open hall house, ceiled C17, roof raised subsequently,
refenestrated late C19-early C20.Roughcast over cob, rebuilt right gable end, double
Roman tile roof, brick stacks right gable end, to left of cross passage, on rear
elevation external rubble stack with rebuilt brick chimney rising below roof ridge.
Plan: single ended open hall house with solar jettied out into hall, ceiled to 3-cell
and cross passage. Two storeys, 4 bays; all 3-light casements except for small hinged
casement above entrance in second bay right, half-glazed C19 door, C20 porch raking
buttress right gable end and window formerly lighting stair. Interior not seen, said to
contain evidence of arch braced jointed cruck truss roofed open hall with framed
partition to solar jettied into hall with small window, 9-panel steeply chamfered
compartment ceiling to hall, unusual plinth to rear of hall stack.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1983).

Listing NGR: ST2115218652

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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