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Latitude: 50.9334 / 50°56'0"N
Longitude: -2.8456 / 2°50'43"W
OS Eastings: 340677
OS Northings: 115220
OS Grid: ST406152
Mapcode National: GBR MD.PDX2
Mapcode Global: FRA 46XM.Z3G
Entry Name: Court Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177760
English Heritage Legacy ID: 264158
Location: Seavington St. Mary, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Seavington St Mary
Built-Up Area: Seavington St Michael
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
SEAVINGTON ST MARY CP UPTON LANE (West side, off)
2/74 Court Farmhouse
Detached farmhouse. Dated 1702. Ham stone ashlar; double Roman clay tiled roof with plain gables; brick end chimney
stacks. Two storeys; 5-bay south elevation. 0volo-mould mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, of 1, 3, 3, 3 and 1
lights above and 1, 2, 4 and 4 below: both former windows to bay 1 and that to upper bay 5 blocked; to lower bay 5 an
oculus window to former porch; upper windows have separate labels, the lower openings a continuous string stepped up
over each opening, higher over the cambered arched doorway to bay 3. Blind attic window and blocked doorway in west
gable, and blind window and rather eroded datestone in east gable; outshut to rear possibly part of original building.
Interior partly seen, and apparently little altered; dog-leg stair with baluster frets opposite front door; several
6-panel doors and one semi-circular-arched door with fielded panels and ornamental doorcase which may be a mid C18
modification; chamfered beams with step and runout stops; south-east corner, now larder, may have featured a second,
gable, entry. House may take its name from the Court fields of this area, which appear to have been farmed by Hurcott
and Upton Farms (q.v.), rather than having served as a Court House. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4067715220
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