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Johnson's Acre

A Grade II Listed Building in Stocklinch, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9538 / 50°57'13"N

Longitude: -2.8774 / 2°52'38"W

OS Eastings: 338464

OS Northings: 117515

OS Grid: ST384175

Mapcode National: GBR MB.NBTB

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VL.BSX

Entry Name: Johnson's Acre

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Last Amended: 29 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264016

Location: Stocklinch, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Stocklinch

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Stocklinch

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


6/113 Johnson's Acre



Detached house. C14, modified in every century since. Local stone, partly cut and squared, some rubble, some
colourwashed brick, some cob; thatched roof half-hipped at west end and full hipped to east; stone slab chimney stacks
with brick tops. Single storey with attic, 3-bays, with extension to each end. Horizontal-bar casement windows, 3-light
below and upper bay 2, upper bays 1 and 3 are 2-light, with timber lintels below, with exposed wall plate, the upper
windows set into swept dormers with rendered side panels; to lower bay 2 a boarded door in later frame under timber
boarded hod; to right of bay 3 pair timber garage doors: attached to west gable an outbuilding, probably originally
agricultural with a 2-light small-pane window and stable pattern boarded door: south wall in stone rubble, west gable
in brick. Interior not seen, but reported are three internal cruck frames, with post-and-truss east wall, with cob
below; 3 rows of purlins, the lowest almost a wall plate: signs of an upper chamber over east sevice rooms jettied over
hall; wattle-and-daub to framed partitions: inserted fireplace of C16, with smoke hood, and plank and muntin partition
and doorway of same date. Plan almost a long house: the west end probably the apple and cider room. (Austin and Hall,
The Medieval Houses of Stocklinch, SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST3846417515

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