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Chicks Farmhouse with the Attached Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9215 / 50°55'17"N

Longitude: -2.6835 / 2°41'0"W

OS Eastings: 352055

OS Northings: 113787

OS Grid: ST520137

Mapcode National: GBR ML.QCYX

Mapcode Global: FRA 568N.VT0

Entry Name: Chicks Farmhouse with the Attached Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263845

Location: West Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Coker

Built-Up Area: West Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

WEST COKER CP HIGH STREET (North side)
ST5213
10/287 Chicks Farmhouse with the
attached front boundary railings
(farmhouse formerly listed as
Manor Farmhouse)
19.4.61
GV II

Farmhouse. C17 with later modifications. Smooth rendered with incised false ashlar joints over Ham stone ashlar
plinth, Ham stone dressings; Cornish slate roof between stepped coped gables, with double projecting gables to rear,
East gable having gabletted finial; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. 2-storeys, 4-bays. Ovolo mould
mullioned windows, those to ground floor in stone with labels, 3-lights except bay-4 (2-lights); above in timber, all
2-lights; vertical iron bars to windows. Entrance on East side in rear extension, protected by projecting ashlar stone
flat roofed porch with cambered arched openings to front and sides. Interior not seen. 1 metre in front of house,
wrought iron railings on low stone kerb base; rails have pinched collars and pyramidal points; columns brace, with urn
finials; returns to house at both ends - important part of setting to house, on a narrow road. The alternative name
dates from c1873, when one of the Moore family, owners of this Farmhouse for generations, purchased West Coker Manor.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1972).


Listing NGR: ST5205513787

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