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Wood House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9614 / 50°57'40"N

Longitude: -2.9266 / 2°55'35"W

OS Eastings: 335021

OS Northings: 118403

OS Grid: ST350184

Mapcode National: GBR M8.MQCT

Mapcode Global: FRA 46RK.PNM

Entry Name: Wood House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361589

Location: Ilton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Ilton

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

ILTON CP MAIN STREET (West side, off)
ST31NE

3/84 Wood House Farmhouse
-.3.73

- II

Farmhouse. C17, much modified. Local stone rubble, some ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof between stepped coped
gables; stone chimney stacks. 'T'- plan; 2 storeys, 4-bay south elevation, of which bay 2 is a projecting porch. C20
windows, metal-framed with rectangular leading, with slightly voussoired segmental-arched heads: projecting porch has
gable with ball finial, with a chamfered cambered-arched doorway under large label with square stops bearing shields;
above is a 3-light hollow-chamfered mullioned window with label. Projecting wings to rear. Interior not accessible -
building unoccupied, on site owned by Ministry of Defence (January 1986). Said to have been built by John Wyndham in
1637, reusing materials from the original Merrifield House (also known as Wadham Castle), a moated building at NGR ST
3400 1780, 1km to west, then in ruins.


Listing NGR: ST3502118403

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