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Stone

A Grade II* Listed Building in Exford, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1372 / 51°8'13"N

Longitude: -3.623 / 3°37'22"W

OS Eastings: 286548

OS Northings: 138795

OS Grid: SS865387

Mapcode National: GBR LB.8MYX

Mapcode Global: VH5K8.5P13

Entry Name: Stone

Listing Date: 6 April 1959

Last Amended: 2 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265414

Location: Exford, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Exford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


SS83NE EXFORD CP -

13/1 Stone
(formerly listed as Stone
Farmhouse)
6.4.59

-
II*

House. Mid-late C18, sash windows renewed C20. Roughcast over rubble, ashlar faced central canted bay, ashlar quoins,
string course, hipped slate roof with modillion cornice, rendered stacks flanking pyramid roof to central bay. Plan:
2-cell with axial hall, service wing at rear. Two storeys and attic to central canted bay, 1:1:1 bays, lunettes in
attic, Venetian windows flanking arched head casement centre, windows blocked on first floor returns of canted bay,
ground floor sash windows flanking moulded surround with key stone and imposts to fanlight and 8-panel double doors.
Date of 1678 on rear elevation reset from another building. Interior only partially seen; stairs rebuilt C20, good
carved C18 chimney piece right. Shown as country house on Day and Musters map of Somerset 1782, it belonged to Sir
Thomas Dyke Acland, the last Warden of Exmoor Forest whose Crown Lease expired in 1814.


Listing NGR: SS8654838795

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