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© Mr David Witherow FRICS

IoE Number: 267416
Location: ST ALGARS FARMHOUSE,
  SELWOOD, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr David Witherow FRICS
Date Photographed: 28 September 2003
Date listed: 16 November 1984
Date of last amendment: 16 November 1984
Grade II*

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ST74SESELWOOD CPWEST WOODLANDS9/469St. Algars Farmhouse

ST74SE SELWOOD CP WEST WOODLANDS 9/469 St. Algars Farmhouse - GV II* Farmhouse. C14, further alterations of C17, further C19 work. Random rubble, dressed quoins, tile roofs, two rendered stacks, one of brick. Irregular frontage under 3 gables of varying heights. Two storeys and attics, 1:1:1 bays, 2 and 3-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned windows to first 2 bays from left, 9-pane sash windows in plain stone surrounds to right bay. Door opening to left in a bead-moulded stone surround, 4 panelled door, top 2 panels glazed; pent roofed rubble porch. Former chapel of a monastic settlement set back to left return, 2-light C20 stone-mullioned window with leaded lights, remainder of a much larger opening now blocked. Virtually all of the C14 arch- braced collar beam roof remains over the chapel; a squint extant in its north wall. Further early timberwork to be seen in the barn 2 metres to rear of the farmhouse (qv) (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, August 1982).

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