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The Old House, Yeovil

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 261409

OS Grid Reference: ST5405416325
OS Grid Coordinates: 354054, 116325
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9445, -2.6553

Location: Preston Road, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2EE

Locality: Yeovil
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA20 2EE

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Listing Text


1/71 No 132,
(The Old House )
(formerly known as Glencote)


- II

Cottage, possibly of C16 with major C17 alterations. Random local Stone, with
end pilasters under gable copings: Early roof frame under Thatch, two end
chimney stacks. Two storeys. Random front elevation with off-centre 6-panelled
door in arched recess of uncertain date. Simple modern 2 - and 3- light
casements, set under reconstructed stone lintols at ground floor level. 2-storey
extension to West with random stone wall, Welsh slated roof, stone ridge and
ornamental finial to West gable coping: arched opening with garage doors at
ground level. Simple timber casement windows - that to ground floor has arched
stone head. Interior not seen. Thought to be a Somerset - plan cottage of three
rooms in line, with cross passage, reduced in length in C17; later a C19 coath
house was incorporated with the House. For full description of roof structure
(Gilson, R.G. Report in N.M.R.).

Listing NGR: ST5405416325

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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