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A Grade II Listed Building in Pitminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.964 / 50°57'50"N

Longitude: -3.1242 / 3°7'27"W

OS Eastings: 321150

OS Northings: 118883

OS Grid: ST211188

Mapcode National: GBR M0.MGBX

Mapcode Global: FRA 46BK.JPN

Entry Name: Wayside

Listing Date: 7 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271051

Location: Pitminster, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Pitminster

Built-Up Area: Blagdon Hill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

10/104 Wayside
Farmhouse, now cottage. Late medieval, ceiled C16, minor alterations C18, refenestrated
late C19-early C20. Rendered over rubble, double Roman tile roof with slight bell-cast,
decorative ridge tiles, roughcast stacks gable ends. Plan:simple ended open hall house
originally extending further west, ceiled to 2-cell with stair set against central axial
wall. Two storeys, 2 bays, irregularly placed 3-light casements, entrance centre, double
Roman tiled lean-to roofed roughcast porch,C20; right return unlit; said to have altered
4-light hollow chamfered mullioned window on rear elevation. Interior: not seen, said to
contain smoke blackened joint cruck truss with evidence of original arch braced open
hall roof with wind bracing; C17 stair set beside remains of earlier timber framed
partiton to east end with small shell-headed niche, fielded panelled door below, beside
semi-circular brick fireplace, fielded panelled door to room.It has been recorded that
the width of the dwelling is exceptional suggesting that this night be the remains of a
medieval house of some quality. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1983).

Listing NGR: ST2115018883

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