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Compton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9535 / 50°57'12"N

Longitude: -2.8283 / 2°49'41"W

OS Eastings: 341914

OS Northings: 117446

OS Grid: ST419174

Mapcode National: GBR MD.NC7W

Mapcode Global: FRA 46YL.CYF

Entry Name: Compton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264178

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: South Petherton

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

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Listing Text

2/94 Compton Farmhouse
(previously listed as Compton
(or Dower) House)


Detached farmhouse. C17, modified in late C19. Ham stone ashlar, Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables;
reconstructed stone chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays. 0volo-mould mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, 3-light
above and 4-light below, all with labels, but upper bays 3 and 4 share label; the window to lower bay 2 deepened;
bays 3 and 4 lower share a window; to left of lower bay 3 a doorway with C19 door under rectangular fanlight, protected
oy stone porch, probably earlier C19, in ashlar with pitched slated roof, moulded cope gable with kneelers and obelisk
finial, plain shield above ovolo-mould cambered-arched doorway set in rectangular recess with incised spandrils under
label. On south-east gable a single- storey extension of Cl9, with two 2-light casement windows. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4191417446

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