History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Farringdon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Lydeard, Somerset

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 51.0553 / 51°3'19"N

Longitude: -3.1885 / 3°11'18"W

OS Eastings: 316795

OS Northings: 129116

OS Grid: ST167291

Mapcode National: GBR LX.FXQ2

Mapcode Global: FRA 466B.9MM

Entry Name: Farringdon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270239

Location: Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Bishop's Lydeard

Built-Up Area: Bishops Lydeard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in
Bishops Lydeard

Listing Text


No 9
(Farringdon Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. C16, enlarged C17 and C18. Red sandstone randos rubble rendered facade, otherwise colourwashed, thatched
roof, coped verges right, brick stacks. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage facing roughly East, single cell addition to
South, later North wing (farm building). One and a half storeys, 4 bays, 3-light casements of varying sizes, entrance
between first and second bays right, gabled wooden trellis porch, plank door. Right return single ovolo moulded window,
probably to light stairs. Corrugated iron roofed outshut at rear. North wing half hipped with access to first floor by
external stair with large elliptical headed opening below. Interior: jointed cruck trusses, chamfered beams with
enriched stops, staircase turret South-west corner to right of open fireplace with bread oven, stairs also on West
front, lath and plaster partition upstairs. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1982).

Listing NGR: ST1679529116

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.