MSO10786 - Royal Oak Farmhouse, Winsford (Building)
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Farmhouse now dwelling. C16-C17, refronted C19, porch C20. Roughcast over rubble and possibly some cob, half hipped slate roof, lateral stack north front. Plan: probably 2-cell and cross passage lying east west, refronted with 2-cell and cross passage addition at west end. Two storeys, 3 bays, 2-light many paned casements, central gabled C20 porch, C20 door, lit on left return (north front) with some earlier casements in original block at rear.  English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265568. First Listed on 06/04/1959.  L-plan. Stone, Render, roughcast and pebbledash walls. Hipped roof  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.  The Royal Oak Farmhouse, is thatched and rendered and dating from the 16th-17th Century and now a dwelling. Originally of two-cell and cross-passage plan on an east-west axis, a further two-cell and cross-passage addition was added at the west end. This has half-hipped gables giving light to attic level. The tall central lateral stack to the rear of the added west frontage appears typical of the 17th Century. It was re-fronted in the 19th Century, and a gabled 20th Century porch added. 
- <1> SSO672 Index: 2/1/1986. Thirty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park.
- <2> SSO2013 Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
- <3> SSO1 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
- <4> SEM8060 Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
- <5> SEM6960 Report: Fisher, J.. 2005. Winsford: Village Character Appraisal. 13, 21.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9060 3486 (22m by 11m) (MasterMap)|
|Civil Parish||WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/19/154
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 31287
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