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Atherstone Farmhouse, and Front Boundary Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitelackington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9446 / 50°56'40"N

Longitude: -2.8777 / 2°52'39"W

OS Eastings: 338435

OS Northings: 116498

OS Grid: ST384164

Mapcode National: GBR MB.NYJW

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VM.4Q7

Entry Name: Atherstone Farmhouse, and Front Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264036

Location: Whitelackington, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Whitelackington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Whitelackington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


3/118 Atherstone Farmhouse, and front
boundary railings


Detached farmhouse, now divided. C17 and later. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; thatched roof with stepped
coped gable to west, plain coped gable to east; brick and stone slab chimney stacks. 'T'-plan; 2 storeys, 5 bays,
irregular fenestration. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows with separate labels, 4-light lower bays 2 to 5, with
reconstructed stone window to bay 1; above, 4-light horizontal bar casements; to right of bay 3 an older boarded and
studded door in heavy frame; signs that roof has been raised in eaves level stonework, also a blocked doorway between
bays 1/2; sundial between upper bays 4/5. Further blocked doorway in west gable; east gable has moulded string between
floors and blocked window at lower level. Later lean-to extension to rear against return wing: rear elevation has a
small square bay window of later C18 with beaded mullions, also C19 margined windows and French doors. Interior not
seen. About 2 metres from front of house the wrot-iron railings on low stone base wall, with alternate Gothic-arched
hoops and spearpoints, with urn finials to gateposts opposite the doorway, matching gates, and curved return to
south-west corner of house, all adding to the setting of the house.

Listing NGR: ST3843516498

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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