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Ford Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington Without, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.968 / 50°58'4"N

Longitude: -3.2121 / 3°12'43"W

OS Eastings: 314982

OS Northings: 119427

OS Grid: ST149194

Mapcode National: GBR LW.MB1S

Mapcode Global: FRA 465K.6F9

Entry Name: Ford Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271124

Location: Wellington Without, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wellington Without

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Wellington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


8/190 Ford Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16, enlarged C18, refenestrated south front early C19, restored late C20. Roughcast over rubble, brick
agricultural wing, slate roofs, half hipped west wing, external stack east gable end marked by lean-to addition, upper
part rebuilt in brick, brick stack to hall fireplace, rising from eaves in west wing. Plan : possibly open hall house,
celled with 2-bay west wing, agricultural north-east wing, north west agricultural wing demolished. South front: 2
storeys, 1:3: bays, 16-pane sash windows first floor, ground floor 20-pane, with casement in lean-to addition masking
external stack, entered on return, main entrance centre, flat roofed wooden columnar porch, panelled door. Rear
elevation: chamfered arched door frame and 3-bay brick agricultural wing abutting. Interior: good moulded beams to hall
ceiling forming 3 rectangular panels lacking the cross beam one would expect to form a compartment ceiling. South room
of wing adjoining with 9-panel chamfered compartment ceiling, stud and panel partition between. Steeply chamfered
lateral beam with step and runout stops in northern room with blocked doorway on north front. Evidence of 3 pairs of
jointed cruck trusses but not visible in roof space. The building appears to have been reroofed when south front

Listing NGR: ST1498219427

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