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Yew Tree Farmhouse, Chew Stoke

Description: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 32971

OS Grid Reference: ST5572661674
OS Grid Coordinates: 355726, 161674
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3524, -2.6371

Location: School Lane, Chew Stoke, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 8UY

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

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Listing Text


3/75 Yew Tree Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C15 origin, C17 rear additions, early C18 alterations to east wing
and interior, C19 and C20 alterations. Rubble, rendered, right return painted,
double Roman tiled hipped roof with off-centre stack, pantiled roofs to rear.
Through passage, U-plan. 2 storeys and 3 windows, at first floor all 4-pane
sashes in exposed boxes, ground floor left plate-glass sash, to right sash with
thick glazing bars, both with wedge-shaped head and keystone, central panelled and
glazed door with triangular hood. Right return has buttress to left, small
12-pane sash at ground floor right and C20 window at first floor; rear wing to
right, originally single storey, with later upper floor, has 4-light C20 window at
ground floor and raking dormer above, ridge stack with oven projection, attached
outhouse at end of wing with C19 3-light casement. Left return has 2-light
casement at ground floor, straight joint up to first floor level to rear wing to
left, with 2 sashes in exposed boxes at ground floor of wing, first floor has
2-light and single light casement under eaves; rear of wing has 2 small 4-pane
lights with round heads and relieving arch, 2-light casement at first floor.
Rear has covered area between 2 wings, rear through passage door with strap hinges,
wing to right has glazed door, wing to left has panelled and glazed door to
outhouse, 3-light casement and door with timber lintel to kitchen. Interior:
front rooms right and left have deep-chamfered beams, to left supported on pier,
room to right has C18 cupboard in recess with shaped shelves, modified winder
stair to rear right of passage; room to rear left altered in C18 as parlour, has
boxed heam, deep recess to each side of fireplace with moulded round-headed arch.
At first floor, 2 cruck trusses are visible at the back, boxed and cut off at
front, 3 cruck trusses in all, cambered collars, purlins, smoke-blackened. For
further information see sources. (Sources: Williams, E.H.D. : unpublished survey,
1982. RCHM).

Listing NGR: ST5572661674

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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