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Bridge Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lopen, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.922 / 50°55'19"N

Longitude: -2.815 / 2°48'53"W

OS Eastings: 342811

OS Northings: 113934

OS Grid: ST428139

Mapcode National: GBR MF.Q8MW

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZN.Z08

Entry Name: Bridge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264127

Location: Lopen, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Lopen

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Hinton St George with Dinnington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

ST41SW LOPEN CP

Bridge Farmhouse
5/43
II

Detached farmhouse. Possibly C15, reshaped C16, C17 and C19. Ham stone ashlar facade, coursed rubble to sides and rear;
double Roman clay tiled roof between high stepped coped gables suggesting former thatch; brick end and intermediate
chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 4-bay east elevation. Plinth: below, hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in
chamfered recesses, of 3 and 4 lights, to bays 1 and 3; reverse-chamfer mullioned windows of 3 lights in chamfered
recess to bay 4, all with labels; above, 3-light horizontal-bar casements: to lower bay 2 a C20 door in plain recess,
up one step. In south gable a blocked doorway below and blocked window to first floor: C20 windows in north gable:
extension to rear. Interior not seen, but reported is a 3-room cross-passage plan with single-room rear wing of
original date, with remains of 3 jointed crucks, two smoke blackened, and some cob walling at the rear: hall fireplace
blocked, as is section of surviving stair alongside: south room has a six-section beam and panel ceiling, the panels of
unusual size but apparently unaltered - the room, now used as a store, retains an earth floor; wing housed kitchen,
with fireplace, brick oven and traces of a curing chamber: some carved initials of C17 and C18 to hall fireplace. (VAG
report, unpublished SRO, January 1977).


Listing NGR: ST4281113934

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