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Frog Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dinnington, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.911 / 50°54'39"N

Longitude: -2.8511 / 2°51'3"W

OS Eastings: 340260

OS Northings: 112735

OS Grid: ST402127

Mapcode National: GBR MC.QZFP

Mapcode Global: FRA 46XP.P2T

Entry Name: Frog Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264100

Location: Dinnington, South Somerset, Somerset, TA17

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Dinnington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Hinton St George with Dinnington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

DINNINGTON CP COOMBE ROAD (West side)
ST41SW

5/15 Frog Farmhouse
(previously listed, incorrectly,
as Parsonage Farm House)

4.2.58

GV II

Detached farmhouse.C17.Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tiled roof with stone slate base courses between stepped coped
gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3-bay symmetrical facade. Ovolo-mould mullioned windows in wave- mould
recesses, no labels, 4-light to outer bays and 3-light upper centre bay, with some iron-framed opening lights having
curl stops, and horizontal glazing bars; to lower bay 2 a beaded architrave with base stops framing a 4-panel
part-glazed door, up one step. Against north gable, set back, a 2-storey single-bay extension with double Roman clay
tiled roof and brick chimney stack, no windows to east front but in north gable two 3-light ovolo-mould mullioned
windows in wave-mould recesses with square labels; south gable plain. Low single-storey extension to rear. Interior not
seen, but reported is a roof frame of tenoned purlin crnstruction, probably of c1796 when substantial works were
carried out. House thought to be the manor house belonging to the Pouletts but leased to the Brice family; house gained
its present name alter 1811 when it ceased to be the capital mansion; the estate dates from before 1246. (VAG Report,
SR0 unpublished, 1973; VCH, Vol III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4026012735

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