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A Grade II Listed Building in Ash Priors, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0576 / 51°3'27"N

Longitude: -3.2063 / 3°12'22"W

OS Eastings: 315555

OS Northings: 129385

OS Grid: ST155293

Mapcode National: GBR LW.FRJX

Mapcode Global: FRA 465B.2R0

Entry Name: Ballifants

Listing Date: 4 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270219

Location: Ash Priors, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Ash Priors

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/7 Ballifants



Farmhouse. Early C19. Red sandstone, coursed, squared, masonry, slate roofs, C20 external stack left, original one
concealed behind parapet of tower, Tudor style. One and a half storeys with 2 storey hexagonal crenellated tower
(right) with string course; coved cornice left; all windows 3-light wooden hollow chamfored mullions with plate glass;
main block, 2 gabled dormers with hood moulds and finials, groundfloor, window on either side of single storey gabled
porch with brick kneelers, hood mould and early C19 Tudor style door. A picturesque composition, similiar in style to
Greenway House (qv) and part of the Sandhill Park (qv) estate. The family of Ballifants are recorded resident in Ash
Priors in 1643 and it is possible that this house stands on the site of an earlier dwelling. (A. Baynham, Memorials of
Ash Priors, 1905).

Listing NGR: ST1555529385

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