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Church Farmhouse, Chew Stoke

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 32969

OS Grid Reference: ST5562961942
OS Grid Coordinates: 355629, 161942
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3548, -2.6386

Location: Church Lane, Chew Stoke, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 8TU

Locality: Chew Stoke
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS40 8TU

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Listing Text


3/73 Church Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17 origin, later C17 addition to right, rear block
and rear wing added c.1887 with later additions and alterations. Limestone
rubble, painted brick front, double Roman tiled roof with gable stacks, pantiled
rear wing. Originally cross passage, blocked by C19 addition, L-plan. 2 storeys
and 5 windows, all C19 casements, all 2-light except ground and first floor right
3-light; 3rd bay from left has studded plank and batten door in C19 frame lead
canopied porch on wooden frame, single storey stable attached to left with
2 stable doors, with timber lintels, single storey outhouse attached to right with
2-light casement. Left return has loading door to stable. Rear has 2-storey
C19 addition forming 2-span roof, 6-pane sash at first floor left return and two
4-pane sashes at first floor with segmental heads and brick surrounds, ground
floor has two 2-light and one 3-light casement; 2-storey rear wing lower than
main house, has C20 ground floor window to each side and raking dormer at left
return, single storey addition to rear, gable end with raised coped verges and
stack; rear additions probably originally single storey only. Interior: wide
passage/entry hall has C19 winder stair to rear and stud screen to left; room to
left has large fireplace with stone jambs and heavy lintel, moulded beam; room to
right of passage has framed ceiling in 6 panels, plain beams with very deep
chamfers, wall carved to rear left, probably site of original stair; wall to
right has recess, possibly for former door and door to end room to right; beams
with narrower chamfers and wide fireplace with C20 lintel. 2 bays of roof to
right visible, with 2 principal rafters and arched-brace, 4 bays to left with
principal rafters, 2 rows of purlins and ridge purlin. Associated farm buildings
not of special architectural value, but in similar style to rear of house and
dated 1887.

Listing NGR: ST5562961942

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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