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Quarkhill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowcombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1277 / 51°7'39"N

Longitude: -3.2628 / 3°15'46"W

OS Eastings: 311728

OS Northings: 137249

OS Grid: ST117372

Mapcode National: GBR LT.996S

Mapcode Global: VH6GX.DXFC

Entry Name: Quarkhill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174470

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265112

Location: Crowcombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Crowcombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/68 Quarkhill Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. Late C15, altered C16, extensively altered and enlarged late C20. Red sandstone random rubble, Westmorland
green slate, circular stack third bay left. Plan: open hall house ceiled, enlarged to "L"-plan late C20. Original block
2 storeys, 8 bays; all windows late C20 2- and 3-light wooden casement windows under wooden lintels, ground floor
semicircular, flat roofed bow window, metal glazing bars, penultimate bay right. Interior: extensively modernised:
steeply chamfered beams and thin, chamfered beams either side of blocked cross passage in sitting room containing
screen at East, 2 centred arch doorway and one massive stud, bressumer and empty panels. Stud has medieval painting
thought to depict the Trinity. 5 pairs of jointed crucks collar trusses with purlins, set above and below. C20 exterior
contains very interesting late medieval house. (VAG Reports, unpublished SRO, May 1973 and January 1974).

Listing NGR: ST1172837249

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