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Kingston Farmhouse, Chipstable

Description: Kingston Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 271165

OS Grid Reference: ST0234826202
OS Grid Coordinates: 302348, 126202
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0269, -3.3938

Location: Churchill Lane, Chipstable, Somerset TA4 2QR

Locality: Chipstable
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 2QR

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Listing Text


1/12 Kingston Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Probably Early C17 extensively rebuilt and reroofed early C19, refenestrated and
restored 1984. Rendered over rubble with some cob in outshot, slate roof, boxed eaves to
facade, brick stacks gable ends and centre right. Plan: probably 3-cell and cross passage
with subsidiary entrance inserted in former kitchen end bay right, outshots at rear raised
to 2-storey with possible stair turret. Two storeys, 4 window frontage all late C20 3-light
leaded wooden casements said to be replicas of earlier windows plank door with light in unlit
end bay right, entrance second bay left, 6-panel door with rectangular light above, renewed
flat roofed porch with chamfered square columns. Interior only partially sighted, C19 kingpost
roof, kitchen with chamfered bressumer beam and chamfered beam with step and runout
stops reused when ceiling raised. The position of the kitchen where one would expect the
inner room is unusual. The house is said to have been rebuilt after a fire.

Listing NGR: ST0234826202

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Source: English Heritage

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