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Grant's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Hull, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0043 / 51°0'15"N

Longitude: -3.1528 / 3°9'10"W

OS Eastings: 319208

OS Northings: 123396

OS Grid: ST192233

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.K12B

Mapcode Global: FRA 468G.CJC

Entry Name: Grant's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270531

Location: Bishop's Hull, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Bishop's Hull

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/22 Grant's Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late medieval, said to be dated 1608 in South gable end, extensively altered and North gable end largely
rebuilt late C20. Roughcast, thatched roof, brick stacks left gable end and to left of cross passage. Plan: open hall
ceiled to 3 and cross passage. One and a half storeys, 3 bays: two early C19 leaded iron casements in eyebrow dormer
left, renewed metal casement in eyebrow dormer right, ground floor two C20 3-light casements left and one right of C20
plank door with bull's eye glass, thatched roughcast porch. Interior not seen, said to contain early use of brick for
inserted cross passage fireplace with unusually complete moulded lintol without stops, 6-panel steeply chamfered
compartment ceiling and shouldered doorway into wattle and daub partition at upper end. A plank and muntin screen with
remains of floral decoration was removed when the lower end partly rebuilt. Evidence that prior to restoration the
house contained both true and jointed cruck trusses, now only the latter and an uncommon cusped truss with triangular
yoked apex remaining. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1981).

Listing NGR: ST1920823396

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