MSO10537 - Hook Hill Farmhouse, Roadwater (Building)


A late 16th or early 17th Century farmhouse, enlarged in the 18th Century.

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Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17, enlarged C18, altered C20. Roughcast over rubble, end 2 bays break forward slightly, thatched roof, rendered stone stacks gable ends and to right of cross passage. Plan: not clear without internal inspection, a very long facade. One and a half storeys, 7 bays; early C20 2-light dormer casements, first floor 2 eyebrow dormers left of entrance, full height canted bay, one window below eaves left, a dormer and another 2 in section that breaks forward, groundfloor 3 windows left of entrance, one to right of canted bay and 2 C20 plate glass windows beyond. A stair turret wih early C19 leaded 2-light iron casement attached on left return. Plank door with flat roofed porch carried on shaped brackets. Interior not viewed. Said to contain chamfered beams with enriched stops and a cruck roof. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264877. First Listed on 21/12/1984. [2] Stone, Random rubble walls. Gabled roof [3] The building was visited in December 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 6. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: 21/12/1984. Thirty-first List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Distict of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.



Grid reference Centred ST 0392 3593 (21m by 29m)
Map sheet ST03NW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 375/4/119
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 30818

Record last edited

Apr 21 2021 9:19AM


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