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Abbey Farmhouse, Montacute

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Built  16th century
Reference no.  263546
Designated  19 April 1961
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Location  Montacute, Somerset, England

Abbey Farmhouse is a detached house in Montacute, Somerset, England, which incorporates the gateway of the medieval Montacute Priory. It was built in the 16th century and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.

After the dissolution of the monasteries the property became a farmhouse, but by 1633 it was 'almost desolate'. By 1782 it was a revitalised farm, remaining part of the Phelips estate until 1918.

There are 2.5 acres (1.0 ha) of walled gardens, which have been laid out since 1963.

A long distance public footpath, the Monarch's Way runs along the course of a Roman (or earlier) trackway immediately in front of the building. This path leads to Ham Hill Country Park via fields and woodland


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