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Whites Farmhouse, Sampford Arundel

Description: Whites Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 271098

OS Grid Reference: ST1116118674
OS Grid Coordinates: 311161, 118674
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9606, -3.2663

Location: Breach Hill, Sampford Arundel, Somerset TA21 9QN

Locality: Sampford Arundel
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 9QN

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Listing Text


8/158 White's Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17, lower end rebuilt or extended subsequently, enlarged and refenestrated late C18-early C19, enlarged
C20. Rendered, possibly over cob, slobbered rubble addition left under hipped thatched roof, eaves level rises end bay
right with projection on facade at junction, hipped right, stone stack rebuilt in brick second bay left and brick stack
rising from eaves right. L-plan; 3-cell and cross passage, wing at rear. Two storeys, 3:1 bays, all 3 and 4-light
leaded iron casements except for wooden 3-light casement first floor left, ground floor left in addition boarded
opening, entrance C20 door with thatched hood porch second bay right. Mostly C20 fenestration at rear. Interior not
seen; said to contain 3 pairs of jointed cruck trusses in left 3 bays, evidence that cross passage has been removed and
that the former screen had staggered wooden panels, chamfered beams with pyramid stops and chamfered wooden lintel to
fireplace in hall with winding stair, upper end room with scroll stops. Possibly 2-cell house enlarged, or 3-cell with
lower end rebuilt. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1981).

Listing NGR: ST1116118674

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Source: English Heritage

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