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Sandhill Farmhouse and Walls Enclosing Forecourt on South Front with Mounting Block Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Withycombe, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1599 / 51°9'35"N

Longitude: -3.3994 / 3°23'58"W

OS Eastings: 302234

OS Northings: 140998

OS Grid: ST022409

Mapcode National: GBR LM.7BLP

Mapcode Global: VH6GV.136P

Entry Name: Sandhill Farmhouse and Walls Enclosing Forecourt on South Front with Mounting Block Attached

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265395

Location: Withycombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Withycombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST04SW WITHYCOMBE CP SANDHILL LANE (South side)

8/112 Sandhill Farmhouse and walls
enclosing forecourt on south
front with mounting block attached
22.5.69

- II

Manor house. Late C16, enlarged and subsequently altered. Random rubble, slate roofs, coped verges, large stone stack
to left of entrance, and right at junction with cross wing. Plan not clear without internal inspection, possibly open
hall now ceiled to right of porch with solar cross wing, service end left with later crosswing. Full height gabled
porch centre left, large 4-light gabled dormer rising from below eaves right, inserted 3-light dormer in roof space
left, ground floor 3-light ovolo moulded wooden mullioned and transomed windows below head moulds flanking porch,
assumed to be reproductions of original windows, right two and a half storey cross wing with similar 2-light window
ground floor, segmental headed window openings above, unsighted bay to right, service end crosswing, one and a half
storeys with segmental headed mullioned and transomed windows with keystones. Chamfered depressed arch opening to
porch, studded inner door. Interior not accessible at tide of survey and might merit a higher grade. C16 panelled
screen to right of cross passage, said to be dated 1588. Random rubble walls enclosing forecourt on entrance front,
about 1.5 metres high with chamfered pointed arch opening with rectangular parapet, 5 step mounting block to left.
(Photograph in NMR).


Listing NGR: ST0223440998

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