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West Lynch Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Selworthy, Somerset

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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


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


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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1980).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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