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Higher Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dowlish Wake, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9099 / 50°54'35"N

Longitude: -2.8894 / 2°53'21"W

OS Eastings: 337566

OS Northings: 112641

OS Grid: ST375126

Mapcode National: GBR MB.QV3S

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VP.S6G

Entry Name: Higher Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 November 1991

Last Amended: 5 March 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262248

Location: Dowlish Wake, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Dowlish Wake

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Dowlishwake

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

ST 31 SE

Grade II

Farmhouse, now house C16 with C17 alterations. Squared and
coursed limestone with stone-coped thatch roof, pantile to rear
and brick ridge stack. C16 house of 3-unit plan with 2 integral
units to rear left formed out of tall outshut; C17 fireplace
block probably replaced; C16 smoke bay. 2 storeys and attic;
3 window range. C20 thatch porch and mullioned windows to
front. Right-hand (south) gable has C17 ovolo-moulded stone-
mullioned windows. Interior noted as having C16 chamfered beams
with keeled stops and C17 fireplace with depressed centred
arches. C16 plank and muntin screen to room on right and to rear
outshut. C17 stair with solid timber treads and first-floor
doorways with depressed 4-centred heads, jointed cruck roof.
An exceptionally early example of a C16 house with an integral
rear outshut.
(VAG report).

Listing NGR: ST3756612641

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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