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Whitchurch Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ston Easton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2799 / 51°16'47"N

Longitude: -2.5255 / 2°31'31"W

OS Eastings: 363440

OS Northings: 153553

OS Grid: ST634535

Mapcode National: GBR JT.ZPFD

Mapcode Global: VH89N.53P4

Entry Name: Whitchurch Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345104

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267966

Location: Ston Easton, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Ston Easton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

STON EASTON CP
ST65SW -
4/29 Whitchurch Farmhouse
21.9.60
- II*

Prebendal house of Wells Cathedral; now farmhouse. Part of fabric may be as early as 1140 when a charter was issued by
Bishop Robert of Bath; datestones: "G.C.D. 1613", and "H.G.E, 1633" mark alterations by the Prebendaries of that time;
dairy wing added in conforming style in C17/Cl8; some windows renewed C20. Random rubble, coped verges, slate roofs,
ashlar stacks. T-plan. Two storeys and attic, and 3 storeys, 1:1:1:1 bays, that to right blank in a projecting wing
under a front facing gable; 2, 3 and 4-light moulded stone-mullioned windows, some with stopped labels, that to left of
ground floor with a transom and above it a weathered string at first floor level; second bay in a projecting 2-storeyed
gabled porch, 2-light stone-mullioned window to gable face; door opening in elaborate moulded 4-centred headed stone
surround, carved spandrels, frieze with floral carving, cornice, inner doorway in a moulded stone frame, C17 traceried
door. Interior with good C18 staircase; further lesser features. (V.A.G. report, unpublished S.R.O., April 1981; Reid
R. D. Some Buildings of Mendip, 1979).


Listing NGR: ST6344053553

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