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Description: Widdenham Farmhouse
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317416
OS Grid Reference: ST8373470982
OS Grid Coordinates: 383734, 170982
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4376, -2.2354
ST 87 SW
4/324 Widdenham Farmhouse
Mill house, now farmhouse, late C17, rubble stone with Bridgwater
tile roof, coped gables and truncated end wall stacks. Two and a
half storeys, L-plan. 2 dormer gables with casement windows. 5-
window range to main floors, aluminium windows replacing glazing
bar sashes in early C18 stone surrounds with moulded sills and
formerly with moulded cornices over, chiselled off for C19 cement
render, now removed. Fine moulded doorcase with rose carved in
lintel and stone hood on brackets. C20 porch. 2 rear dormer gables
with oval lights, 2 first floor 2-light ovolo-moulded windows with
hoodmoulds. Ground floor lean-to. Rear wing has end wall stack
and dormer gable to inner face with 2-light ovolo-moulded window
and hoodmould. Probably the 'very convenient sash'd house'
advertised for sale with the woollen mill in 1752. Woollen mill
recorded from the C17.
(K. Rogers: Wiltshire and Somerset Woollen Mills 1976, 175.)
Listing NGR: ST8373470982
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Source: English Heritage
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