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Rydon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9539 / 50°57'14"N

Longitude: -2.8265 / 2°49'35"W

OS Eastings: 342039

OS Northings: 117491

OS Grid: ST420174

Mapcode National: GBR MD.NCPZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZL.6NG

Entry Name: Rydon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264182

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

2/98 Rydon Farmhouse



Detached farmhouse. C18, modified towards end of C19. Ham stone roughly cut and squared; Bridgwater patent interlocking
clay tiles between stepped coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 5 bays. Plinth; signs of
extension to tops of flank walls suggesting former thatch; mostly hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in chamfered recess,
2-light upper bays 1 to 4 and lower bay 2, 4-light to lower bay 5, two single-lights bay 1, but lower bay 3 and upper
bay 5 are ovolo-mould in wave-mould recesses, both 3-light: labels to all lower windows: to lower bay 4 a tall boarded
door with toplights in chamfered cambered-archway with flat stone hood on brackets, all C19; the C17 door and doorway
are apparently reused against the north gable, in a single-storey outbuilding having triple-roll clay tiles; also a
single-storey wing set at right angles projecting considerably from south-west corner of house. Extension to rear.
Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4203917491

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