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Lower Church Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Barton St. David, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0834 / 51°5'0"N

Longitude: -2.6587 / 2°39'31"W

OS Eastings: 353956

OS Northings: 131766

OS Grid: ST539317

Mapcode National: GBR MN.D06R

Mapcode Global: FRA 56B8.021

Entry Name: Lower Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262811

Location: Barton St. David, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Barton St. David

Built-Up Area: Barton St David

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Lower Church Farmhouse


Farmhouse, Medieval origins, mostly C17 rebuild. Local lias stone cut and squared with Doulting stone dressings; clay
double Roman tile roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3-bays. Ovolo would mullioned windows
with 4-lights under labels below, and 3 and 2-lights without labels above; central boarded door in flat headed
chamfered opening with square label. In east gable small square plaque with hood mould, but any inscription now lost;
below 3-light horizontal bar casements in segmental arched openings. Hipped extension to rear. Interior not seen, but
reported are a stud-and-panel cross-passage partition, chamfer stepped beams, a flat timber arched fireplace with
chamfered and ogee steps; a framed ceiling of 9-panels; three surviving smoke-blackened trusses with cambered collars
and chamfered purlins. (V.A.G Report, Unpublished SRO, 1977).

Listing NGR: ST5395631766

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