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Lower Severalls Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8973 / 50°53'50"N

Longitude: -2.7722 / 2°46'20"W

OS Eastings: 345788

OS Northings: 111155

OS Grid: ST457111

Mapcode National: GBR MH.RTPY

Mapcode Global: FRA 562Q.PT4

Entry Name: Lower Severalls Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262346

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Merriott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Crewkerne

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


3/94 Lower Severalls Farmhouse



Detached farmhouse. C17, modified in C19. Ham stone roughly cut and squared, ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with
coped gable to east, plain gable to west; ashlar and rendered brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 6 bays
irregular fenestration. Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows without labels, but to bays 2 and 3, and 4, 5 and 6 a string
mould between floors. Windows of 3 lights first floor, mostly rectangular leaded, that to bay 3 being a 1 + 1 + 1 oriel
light and stepped stone roof. To ground floor, 4-light windows bays 2 and 5, single-light bays 3 and 6, and 3-light bay
4 left. French doors to bay 1, and bays 3 and 4 a chamfered cambered-arched doorway without label. Some rebuilding to
bay 1, which may be an addition. Attic window of 2 lights in east gable. Small lean-to below, which, it is reported,
masks signs of a former external bread oven. Interior not seen, but reported is a cross-passage plan, with stud and
plank partitions; plain hall fireplace, with adjoining spiral stair; some chamfered beams with stops a transition
between step-and-runout and scroll; indications of a bacon curing chamber; roof of earlier collar-beam trusses. (VAG
Report, unpublished SR0, August 1973).

Listing NGR: ST4578811155

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