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Rectory Farmhouse, Stanton Drew

Description: Rectory Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 32997

OS Grid Reference: ST5972263287
OS Grid Coordinates: 359722, 163287
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3672, -2.5799

Location: Sandy Lane, Stanton Drew, Bath and North East Somerset BS39 4ER

Locality: Stanton Drew
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS39 4ER

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Listing Text


3/100 Rectory Farmhouse
G.V. II*

Farmhouse, now house. Mid C15 origin, with mixed features from later alterations,
late C18/early C19 addition to right, some C20 alterations. Sandstone rubble
with limestone dressings, double Roman tiled roof with brick gable stack to left,
ridge stack to right (formerly gable) and pantiled roof to right. Through
passage plan. 2 storeys and 5 bays with heavy long and short sandstone quoins,
straight joint to addition to right; ground floor has from left: 6-light wooden
mullion and transom window with timber lintel and hood mould, 2 stone mullion and
transom windows with 4-centred arched heads and hood moulds, framed door in
2 panels,studded, with flat head and moulded stone surround, 2 stone mullion and
transom windows, hollow-chamfered with continuous hood mould; first floor has
wooden mullion and transom window, oblong freestone panel below in moulded frame
divided vertically into 2 compartments with carved heraldic shield in each, one
with arms of Bishop Bekynton, carved heads at angles, to right a small stone
mullion and transom window and similar 6-light window, 2 wooden mullion and
transom windows, to left ovolo-moulded, all set under eaves; addition to right
has stone 4-centred arched doorway, blocked, with 2-light C20 window inserted,
small metal-framed light in chamfered stone surround, first floor has 2-light
multi-pane casement with segmental head. Right return has 2-light casement with
timber lintel at ground floor, similar casement at first floor with segmental head,
line of former lower roof-line visible, 4 limestone quoins right and left at upper
level only; lean-to with door and 6-pane light attached to right, small single
storey outhouse attached at angle with door with strap hinges. Left return has
external stack to first floor level with off-sets at top, first floor right has
2-light stone window with 4-centred arched lights, hollow-chamfered with hood
mould, to left a 3-light similar window in 4-centred arched opening, hood mould
partly cut away for verge of roof. Rear stepped in 3 sections, to right, French
window and attached greenhouse, sash and weathered stack rising from eaves; rear
through passage door in 4-centred chamfered arch, Cig half-glazed door, blocked
window above and to left; attached to rear left by covered area, a former single
storey bakehouse with brick oven set in corner. Interior: to right of passage,
6-panelled door in bolection-moulded frame, 2 rooms to left of passage with C19
stair against rear wall, at first floor to rear, a small room lit by 3-light
window in gable end with moulded axial beam continuing the line of the hall wall
and supporting a roof truss. Roof not inspected at time of survey, (January
1985) but said to contain 7 roof-trusses, some curved windbraces, arched-braces,
cambered collars. For further details, see sources. (Sources: Williams, E.H.D.
unpublished survey, 1981. RCHM).

Listing NGR: ST5972263287

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Source: English Heritage

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