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Chelston Farmhouse and Wall Linking Summerhouses on Facade, Continued South East, West Buckland

Description: Chelston Farmhouse and Wall Linking Summerhouses on Facade, Continued South East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271144

OS Grid Reference: ST1536221168
OS Grid Coordinates: 315362, 121168
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9837, -3.2071

Location: Taunton Road, West Buckland, Somerset TA21 9ND

Locality: West Buckland
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 9ND

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Listing Text


5/202 Chelston Farmhouse and wall
linking summerhouses on facade,
continued south-east


Farmhouse. Mid C18 refronting of earlier dwelling when rear wing added, refenestrated C19. Red brick Flemish bond,
random rubble plinth with course of dressed lias on facade, plinth higher on returns, steeply pitched asbestos slate
roof, coped verges with kneelers, brick stacks gable ends and to right of cross passage. L-plan: 3-cell and cross
passage with kitchen wing at rear, 2 symmetrical summerhouses abutting facade, linked by boundary wall continued
south-west. Two storeys, 4 bays; 3-light leaded wooden casements first floor, ground floor 3-light mullioned and
transomed wooden casements, leaded C20 replacement to right of entrance, C19 studded plank door, wooden piers
supporting lead roofed wooden porch, Two windows in gable ends lighting attics; 2-bay wing at rear, probable C18
studded plank door at junction with main block, no butt joint in brick work. Summerhouses; red brick, monopitch slate
roofs, concealed by parapet with semicircular headed blind niches on facades, interiors rendered with pair of blind
niches. Low red brick wall linking summerhouses continued for about 20 m as chert random rubble wall with upper courses
of brick work, coping of bricks set on end.

Listing NGR: ST1536221168

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Source: English Heritage

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