MSO10649 - Lower North Quarme farmhouse (Building)


The original farmhouse at North Quarme, dating from the 17th Century.

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Farmhouse, now store. C17, altered C18. Slobbered rubble, slate roof hipped to right, large lateral stack to left of entrance. Plan: probably 2 cell. One and a half storeys, 2:1 bays, first floor dormers set below eaves, early C20 3-light casements, ground floor left small 3-light ovolo moulded mullioned window, removed sill, leaded iron casements, and 4-light ovolo moulded mullioned window, C19 studded plank door to right of stack, wooden lintel, recessed opening. Interior not sighted. C19 3-bay lower independently roofed extension abutting left not of special interest. This was the farmhouse before Higher North Quarme (not included) was built. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265430. First Listed on 02/01/1986. [2] 2-cell plan. Stone, Render walls. Hipped roof [3] The building was visited in March 2012 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: 2/1/1986. Thirty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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 SS 9207 3661 (21m by 10m)
Map sheet SS93NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/14/16
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31138

Record last edited

Dec 11 2020 3:57PM


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