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IoE Number: 32988
Location: REGILBURY PARK FARMHOUSE, BENCHES LANE (south side)
  NEMPNETT THRUBWELL, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
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Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 21 September 1960
Date of last amendment: 21 September 1960
Grade II

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ST 56 SWNEMPNETT THRUBWELL C.P.BENCHES LANE (south side)2/93Regilbury Park Farmhouse21.9.60II

ST 56 SW NEMPNETT THRUBWELL C.P. BENCHES LANE (south side) 2/93 Regilbury Park Farmhouse 21.9.60 II Farmhouse. Early - mid C17 with later alterations and additions, including C19 and C20 replacement of windows. Rubble, rendered, double Roman tiled roof with raised coped verges and gable stacks. T-plan formed by accumulation. Front of 2 1½ storeys, to right, a projecting gabled bay with ground and first floor 3-light casement with ovolo mullions and continuous string courses above lintels returned to right, similar 3-light window in gable with hood mould, to right side of bay, similar single light at ground and first floor, plinth, battered walls and parapet returned to end stack; attached to left and set in angle of T-plan, a 2-storey flat-roofed addition with 2-light casement at upper level with reserved-chamfer mullion; in front of addition, single storey C20 porch with door and 4-light casement with ovolo mullions; 2-storey wing projecting to left has 2 former ground floor openings concealed by C20 attached garage and single ovolo-moulded attic light in gable end; inner side of wing has 2-light similar casement under eaves; all casements of C20. Right return has single storey rubble outhouse attached, chimney bay set forward, similar single light at ground and first floor right. Left return has straight joint between front wing and gable end of house; wing has ground floor 3-light casement, two 2-light at first floor and small 2-light under eaves; gable end to left has ground floor C20 plate-glass window, two 2-light at first floor, single and 3-light at attic, first floor to right has original reserved chamfer mullion, attic 3-light casement has original ovolo mullions, battered wall; attached to left a lower 2-storey C19 wing, with ground floor C20 window, porch and door, C20 window and 3-light casement under eaves. Rear repeats gabled bay as on front, parapet terminated to right at junction with further building, as on front, possibly originally had external stack bay as at right return; narrow 2-storey C19 addition to right with C20 door, single light at first floor and pitched roof; 2-storey flat-roofed addition to right in angle with C19 wing, with door and C20 light at ground and first floor; rear of wing has C20 window at ground floor and under eaves, single storey outhouse attached to gable end. Interior: few chamfered beams remaining, most original internal features removed; 2 bays of roof in main range visible, principal rafters, collars and one row of purlins, front wing of 2 similar bays, trapdoor remaining for former cheese hoist to rear. Former windows had wooden ovolo mullions, replaced in reconstructed stone. Regilbury Park Farmhouse is fragment of former mansion of the Baker family. (Sources: Pevsner, N. : Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol. 1958).

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