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Wayside, Pitminster

Description: Wayside

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271051

OS Grid Reference: ST2115018883
OS Grid Coordinates: 321150, 118883
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9640, -3.1242

Location: Blagdon Hill, Pitminster, Somerset TA3 7SW

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

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Listing Text

10/104 Wayside
Farmhouse, now cottage. Late medieval, ceiled C16, minor alterations C18, refenestrated
late C19-early C20. Rendered over rubble, double Roman tile roof with slight bell-cast,
decorative ridge tiles, roughcast stacks gable ends. Plan:simple ended open hall house
originally extending further west, ceiled to 2-cell with stair set against central axial
wall. Two storeys, 2 bays, irregularly placed 3-light casements, entrance centre, double
Roman tiled lean-to roofed roughcast porch,C20; right return unlit; said to have altered
4-light hollow chamfered mullioned window on rear elevation. Interior: not seen, said to
contain smoke blackened joint cruck truss with evidence of original arch braced open
hall roof with wind bracing; C17 stair set beside remains of earlier timber framed
partiton to east end with small shell-headed niche, fielded panelled door below, beside
semi-circular brick fireplace, fielded panelled door to room.It has been recorded that
the width of the dwelling is exceptional suggesting that this night be the remains of a
medieval house of some quality. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1983).

Listing NGR: ST2115018883

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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