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Seymours Court Farmhouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Beckington, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2732 / 51°16'23"N

Longitude: -2.2713 / 2°16'16"W

OS Eastings: 381167

OS Northings: 152707

OS Grid: ST811527

Mapcode National: GBR 0RZ.2L5

Mapcode Global: VH977.L829

Entry Name: Seymours Court Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058220

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267028

Location: Beckington, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Beckington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST85SW BECKINGTON CP
RUDGE LANE

5/51 Seymours Court Farmhouse

11.3.68

I

Farmhouse. C15, C16 and C17 alterations and additions. Rubble, stone tile roof, coped verges, rubble stacks, that to
right projecting. Cross passage plan. Two storeys, 2:2 bays, 4-light ogee-moulded stone king-mullioned windows, those
to ground floor with relieving arches, casements with leaded lights; left 2 windows under stopped labels, right 2
windows under a string course. Central C15 2-storey cross-gabled porch, 2 stage diagonal buttresses; 2-light moulded
stone nullioned window to first floor, each light with a cusped head, dripmould over with diamond terminals, casements
with leaded lights; broad door opening in a moulded 4 centred stone surround, dripmould; inner door opening in a
moulded 4-centred stone surround, ribbled door. Stair turret to right of rear, 3 further 2-light mullioned windows,
each light with a cusped head; door opening in a 4-centred stone surround, further blocked door opening. Interior:-
fine fireplace to right ground floor room in a 4-centred stone surround, flanked by plain pilasters with scroll
capitals, moulded cornice mantle overall; decorative early C17 plaster ceiling; hall with blocked lateral stone
fireplace; arch-braced roof of C15. Once the home of Thomas Lord Seymour of Sudely, who married Queen Catherine Parr
executed in 1549. (Country Life, 4 April 1908; VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, August 1980)


Listing NGR: ST8116752707

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