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Ford Farmhouse, Wellington Without

Description: Ford Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271124

OS Grid Reference: ST1498219427
OS Grid Coordinates: 314982, 119427
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9680, -3.2121

Location: Ford Street, Wellington Without, Somerset TA21 9PG

Locality: Wellington Without
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 9PG

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Listing Text


8/190 Ford Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16, enlarged C18, refenestrated south front early C19, restored late C20. Roughcast over rubble, brick
agricultural wing, slate roofs, half hipped west wing, external stack east gable end marked by lean-to addition, upper
part rebuilt in brick, brick stack to hall fireplace, rising from eaves in west wing. Plan : possibly open hall house,
celled with 2-bay west wing, agricultural north-east wing, north west agricultural wing demolished. South front: 2
storeys, 1:3: bays, 16-pane sash windows first floor, ground floor 20-pane, with casement in lean-to addition masking
external stack, entered on return, main entrance centre, flat roofed wooden columnar porch, panelled door. Rear
elevation: chamfered arched door frame and 3-bay brick agricultural wing abutting. Interior: good moulded beams to hall
ceiling forming 3 rectangular panels lacking the cross beam one would expect to form a compartment ceiling. South room
of wing adjoining with 9-panel chamfered compartment ceiling, stud and panel partition between. Steeply chamfered
lateral beam with step and runout stops in northern room with blocked doorway on north front. Evidence of 3 pairs of
jointed cruck trusses but not visible in roof space. The building appears to have been reroofed when south front

Listing NGR: ST1498219427

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Source: English Heritage

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