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© Mr Kees Ter Braak

IoE Number: 264983
Location: DONIFORD HOUSE,
  WILLITON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Kees Ter Braak
Date Photographed: 21 August 2002
Date listed: 21 December 1984
Date of last amendment: 21 December 1984
Grade II

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ST04SEWILLITON CPDONIFORD2/218Doniford House

ST04SE WILLITON CP DONIFORD 2/218 Doniford House - - II Farmhouse. Late medieval, enlarged circa 1600, altered mid C19, restored late C20. Roughcast over rubble, asbestos slate roof, brick stack right gable end. Plan complex: 3 bay open hall house ceiled with 2 storey parlour end right. coeval 2 storey kitchen cross wing left, additional 2 rooms at rear of cross wing containing small parlour. 2 storeys, 1:5 bays, 3-light casements in cross wing all other first floor windows C20 2-light casements, groundfloor 12 pane sash windows, tripartite sash window to left of gabled porch with decorative bargeboards and plank door, entrance to cross wing by external flight of steps to plank door on first floor. Interior not viewed: said to contain moulded 2 panel compartment ceiling to right of wide cross passage, left featureless hall with lateral stack, modern grate, 2-centred wooden doorframe leading to modified stair, hall roof 3 pairs of arch braced cruck trusses, 2 tiers of wind braces; one of 2 small rooms to rear of kitchen wing, now store, said to contain plasterwork decoration on beams and cornice frieze. A very unusual plan for this area of the county. (VAG Report unpublised SRO, December 1978).

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