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Major's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstanton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9073 / 50°54'26"N

Longitude: -3.1211 / 3°7'16"W

OS Eastings: 321268

OS Northings: 112583

OS Grid: ST212125

Mapcode National: GBR M0.R343

Mapcode Global: FRA 46BP.ZVY

Entry Name: Major's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 January 1986

Last Amended: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271190

Location: Churchstanton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Churchstanton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/22 Major's Farmhouse
(formerly listed as the cottage
at Major's Farm)

Cottage. Probably C16, windows inserted gable ends, front wall partly rebuilt and cottage refenestrated mid C19.
Rendered over random rubble, steeply pitched corrugated iron roof, corrugated iron cladding to upper section of left
gable end, attached C20 stack, C18 brick stack on stone base with upper courses of C20 brick right gable end. Plan
2-cell, orginally unheated inner room divided by partition with insertion of stairs against rear wall. One and a half
storeys, upper floor lit only on gable ends; two 3-light casements left of plank door with gabled, waney timber porch.
Rear elevation inserted C19 casement in line with front door, evidence of blocked wooden mullioned window to right.
Interior partially seen, steeply chamfered beam to hall, possibly framed partition left, said to contain 2 pairs of
jointed cruck trusses. Possibly a single ended open hall house; one of the few examples surviving of a dwelling that
has not had the roof raised to improve and light the upper storey and as such it is of considerable historic

Listing NGR: ST2126812583

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