Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261910
OS Grid Reference: ST6678418860
OS Grid Coordinates: 366784, 118860
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9682, -2.4744
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ST6618 MILBORNE PORT CP NEWTOWN (North side)
11/173 Nos 36 to 42
Block of 7 cottages. c1818. All rendered and colourwashed; probably original form of thatch to both ends, remainder
have Bridgwater patent interlocking clay tiles; brick chimney stacks mostly in original form. Straight row, with
projecting gables to centre and at both ends, these last with swept curved ridges. 2 storeys, 1 bay to each house
except no 42. No 36 has segmental plan projection to West gable, of 2 storeys; steel casement windows, doorway in
projection. No 37 has late C20 casements and rendered and tiled porch. No 38 has steel casements with similar porch. No
39 has horizontal bar casements, with added window to first floor and attic, and glazed and tiled projecting porch.
No 42 has a timber porch with 1950's glazed door and steel casement windows. No 41 has late C20 timber casements and a
glazed and tiled porch; and No 40 has 1930's steel casements, with door in East gable. Interiors not seen. Newtown is a
planned layout, of c1818, with originally some 80 thatched cottages; it is said to have originated as a vote-catching
scheme. This terrace, although altered, retains a few original details not seen elsewhere, and helps to illustrate the
original concept. Primarily includied for group value.
Listing NGR: ST6678418860
Source: English Heritage
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