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Nightingale Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aller, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0771 / 51°4'37"N

Longitude: -2.8473 / 2°50'50"W

OS Eastings: 340736

OS Northings: 131201

OS Grid: ST407312

Mapcode National: GBR MD.DDFD

Mapcode Global: FRA 46X8.QJW

Entry Name: Nightingale Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263074

Location: Aller, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Aller

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

2/10 Nightingale Farmhouse
(Previously listed as Beer

Detached farmhouse. Medieval origins, but essentially C17, modified in C19. Local lias stone cut and squared; thatched
roof with plain gablesi brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays, with extensions on south end. Timber casement
windows, 3-light bays 1 and 2, the lower having timber lintols; bay 3 has small windows in blocked doorway below and a
small 2-light leaded casement above; bay 4 has a 12-pane sash window below and a small 2-light casement above: the
extension of 2 bays set lower, with a 4-pane sash in brick surround bay 1, the remainder hidden by a further lean-to
extension with clay pantiled roof running under thatch. Interior not seen; reported little of note except a jointed
cruck to bay 4. First mentioned in early C14, it was known as Beer Court Farm in 1747, and was part if the manor of
Beer next Aller. (VCH, Vol III, 1974; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1976).

Listing NGR: ST4073631201

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