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West Lynch Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Selworthy, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2176 / 51°13'3"N

Longitude: -3.5763 / 3°34'34"W

OS Eastings: 290006

OS Northings: 147674

OS Grid: SS900476

Mapcode National: GBR LD.3FV5

Mapcode Global: VH5JW.YNQF

Entry Name: West Lynch Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Last Amended: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265552

Location: Selworthy, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Selworthy

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text



SS9047 SELWORTHY CP WEST LYNCH

SS8947 West Lynch Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Lower Lynch
22/138 Farmhouse)
23/138

22.5.69
II
-

Farmhouse. Late medieval, enlarged C16, subsequently ceiled, refenestrated mid C19 Roughcast rubble, triple ridge tile
roof, stone stacks left and right gable ends, and large central lateral stack. Plan: double ended open hall house,
solar apparently single storey with partition, then ceiled with stair turret on rear elevation. Two storeys, 2:1 bays,
first floor 2-light casements, ground floor C19 2-light trefoil headed casements, door inserted between first and
second bays left, end bay right 3-light mullioned and transomed window with depressed 4-centred arched head and floral
decoration to spandrels, possibly late C15-early C16, wooden lancet with diamond head to former stair at gable end,
semi-circular headed chamfered door frame, ribbed door. Rear elevation said to have similar doorframe with ogee-headed
lancet to remains of stair turret. Interior not seen, said to contain 5 pairs of cruck trusses, remains of stud and
panel screen to right of cross passage with 2 and a half lateral beams with hollow moulded chamfered and step and
runout stops, other beams axial. The proximity of the chapel (qv) would suggest that this was a house of some
importance. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1980).


Listing NGR: SS9000647674

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