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Somerlea Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Musgrove, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0853 / 51°5'6"N

Longitude: -2.3926 / 2°23'33"W

OS Eastings: 372598

OS Northings: 131845

OS Grid: ST725318

Mapcode National: GBR 0TY.V8C

Mapcode Global: FRA 56W8.1Q1

Entry Name: Somerlea Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307795

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261694

Location: Charlton Musgrove, South Somerset, Somerset, BA9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Charlton Musgrove

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

CHARLTON MUSGR0VE CP
ST73SW
BARROW
6/229 Somerlea Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. C17 and later. Local stone rubble with ashlar dressings; plain clay tile roof between coped gables set on
carved kneeler stones; C20 stone chimney stacks. "L"-plan: 2 storeys with attic, South elevation 2 bays with 2 bays
return: C20 reconstructed stone mullioned windows to all but upper window of Eastwards return, which is 3-light ovolo
mould mullioned window without label, having leaded lights, centre set in wrot iron casement; C20 cambered arch
doorway; in South gable of return a 3-light ovolo-mould mullioned window to both ground and first floor, and a 2-light
to attic, all with diamond leaded panes. Inside a number of stopped and runout chamfer beams, good moulded cambered
arched fireplace with incised spandrils, elaborate chamfer stops and overmantel shelf, repositioned from room above; in
side of chimney breast Cll safe with wood door and frame; above, transitional plank and +untinllraoet partition; roof
frame with pegged collar-trusses with tenoned purlins, 5 bays. Westwards wing had to be nearly completely rebuilt in
1970s: property first mentioned in an indenture of 1679.


Listing NGR: ST7259831845

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