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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1346065



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Somerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263026

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4/218 Crane Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Medieval origins, extended C17 and remodelled C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; clay pantiled roof between coped gables with gabletted finials; stone chimney stacks. Complex closed U-plan; the north west section thought to be medieval, the south east of C17 with rebuilt front in C19. Two storeys, 3 bay east elevation. Horizontal bar casement windows, 4 light to outer bays and 3 light upper; central pointed arched doorway protected by timber, glass and tile porch. In ground floor of north gable a hollow chamfer mullioned 2-light window with hood mould, possibly reset; sundry straight joints in this gable, and at bottom right a relieving arch going below ground level. Interior not seen, but reported are two massive cruck trusses in north west section with tenoned purlins and one row of wind braces, some smoke blackening; in south west section a room with 12 panel framed ceiling, curved head fireplace, flagstone floor. An important house, with attached barn (qv) and nearby Pigeon House (qv), which represents the abandoned capital messuage of the former Somerton Erleigh estate. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1981).

Listing NGR: ST4906928306

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National Grid Reference: ST 49037 28337


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