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The Old Parsonage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dowlish Wake, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9105 / 50°54'37"N

Longitude: -2.8917 / 2°53'29"W

OS Eastings: 337407

OS Northings: 112720

OS Grid: ST374127

Mapcode National: GBR MB.QTFV

Mapcode Global: FRA 46TP.R8H

Entry Name: The Old Parsonage

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262169

Location: Dowlish Wake, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Dowlish Wake

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Dowlishwake

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

DOWLISH WAKE CP
DOWLISH WAKE VILLAGE
ST31SE
WAKE VILLAGE
2/37 The Old Parsonage
4.2.58

GV II

Detached house. Circa 1500 origins, modified in each century following. Ham stone cut and squared; thatched roof
between stepped coped gables; brick chimney stacks on stone bases. Two storeys, 2 bays. Horizontal-bar casement windows
of 3 lights to both levels, with C19 part-glazed door between bays, protected by gabled thatched stone porch with open
segmental outer arch; between bay 1 and door a projecting chimney stack with offsets of medieval detail. Inside, a two-
room cross-passage plan and in south room a 3-centre-arched stone fireplace set into east wall, and several beam, one
of which is a fragment of a moulded beam-and panel ceiling. On first floor indications of possible truck truss in
central will; the cupboard staircase, doors, etc suggest a major late C18 reshaping; C20 additions to rear, The house
thought to be the hall and service range of a larger house; a C19 drawing in Taunton Museum shows a south crosswing,
possibly a parlour, now demolished. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, ppl54-55; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1975 .


Listing NGR: ST3740712720

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