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Description: The Old Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271049
OS Grid Reference: ST2115618306
OS Grid Coordinates: 321156, 118306
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9588, -3.1240
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ST21NW BLAGDON HILL
10/102 The Old Farmhouse
Shown on OS map as Lower Blagdon Farm Farmhouse. House. C17. Roughcast and slobbered
rubble, steeply pitched double Roman tiled roof, painted brick stacks gable ends.
Plan: 2-cell and cross passage with coeval L-plan outshut and extension at rear, barn
adjoining. Two storeys, 3 bays; all C20 wooden casements, 2-light first floor with
tiny 2-light wooden light to former stair, ground floor 2 and 4-light casements
flanking central C20 porch, C20 ribbed plank door with light; left return unlit wall
of barn abutting steeply pitched triple Roman tiled roof, weatherboarded gable end;
right return small wooden light to stair on ground floor, wall to right of stack
projects as L-plan outshot with French windows and C19 leaded casement above. C20
extension at rear including 4-light steeply chamfered wooden mullioned window.
Interior not seen, said to contain stud and panel screens to cross passage, chamfered
beams with scroll stops; the former kitchen to right with chamfered lintel to
fireplace, remains of bread oven; collar beam trusses to roof,small cornice moulding
in 2 rooms on upper storey. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1980).
Listing NGR: ST2115618306
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Source: English Heritage
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