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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059243
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270219
Location: Ash Priors, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Ash Priors
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST12NE ASH PRIORS CP
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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