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Estate Farmhouse and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitney, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0519 / 51°3'6"N

Longitude: -2.7832 / 2°46'59"W

OS Eastings: 345198

OS Northings: 128357

OS Grid: ST451283

Mapcode National: GBR MG.G4NX

Mapcode Global: FRA 561B.RHM

Entry Name: Estate Farmhouse and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263315

Location: Pitney, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Pitney

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

PITNEY CP STOWEY ROAD (East side)
ST42NE
6/245 Estate Farmhouse and front
boundary railings
17.4.59
GV II

Detached farmhouse. Dated 1694, but partly rebuilt after a fire. Local lias stone cut and squared; thatched roof
between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; 3 wide bays, of which bay 3, half the
total width, appears to be C19. Timber casement windows; to bays 1 and 2 ovolo mould frames with plain lights, all
4-light, the lower pair sharing a label, the upper pair having separate timber lintols; bay 3 has 3-light casements set
under voussoired slightly segmental arches; between bays 2 and 3 a 6-flush panel door set in lined recess. Small pane
casement and a blocked ground floor window in north gable; in south gable a timber framed attic window. Date plaque
bearing name John Pyne between upper bays 1 and 2 windows. Interior not seen, but house said to retain cross-passage
plan. Extending across front of house, and connected to it by one-metre high coped stone walls, a cast-iron fence,
having hexagonal posts with pyramid finials, horizontal rod rails and double-curved braces with vertical middle-braces
carrying spearheads; gate to match opposite house door - probably early C20, but adds to setting of farmhouse. (VCH,
vol III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4519828357

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