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Mathews Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9636 / 50°57'48"N

Longitude: -3.1239 / 3°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 321169

OS Northings: 118839

OS Grid: ST211188

Mapcode National: GBR M0.MND4

Mapcode Global: FRA 46BK.JT4

Entry Name: Mathews Farm House

Listing Date: 7 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271047

Location: Pitminster, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Pitminster

Built-Up Area: Blagdon Hill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

10/100 Mathews Farm House
Farmhouse, now cottage. Probably C17 rebuild of medieval house, refenestrated and
altered late C20. Rendered over rubble and possibly cob, concrete tiled roof, rebuilt
brick stacks set in from gable end left and to right of cross passage. L-plan: 2-cell
and cross passage, it is thought that the open hall house was ceiled and north gable
end with fireplace added in the C17 when the winder stair in outshot at rear of
southern room was added and together with the stack beside cross passage. Two storeys,
3 bays; all late C20 windows, central recessed door with C20 moulded surround;
large raking buttress on south gable end at junction with outshot. Interior not seen,
said to contain chamfered lintel to north gable end fireplace, chamfered stone jambs,
curing chamber left and winder stairs right rebuilt to extend over bread oven; chamfered
beans with double step and runout stops and scroll stops; timbered framed partition to
cross passage, chamfered peaked doorframe to southern room, rear door way almost flat
peaked. The property has been documented to 1489.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1980).

Listing NGR: ST2116918839

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