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60, 61 and 62, Milborne Port

Description: 60, 61 and 62

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261914

OS Grid Reference: ST6687018832
OS Grid Coordinates: 366870, 118832
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9680, -2.4732

Location: Gainsborough, Milborne Port, Somerset DT9 5BJ

Locality: Milborne Port
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 5BJ

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Listing Text


11/177 Nos 60, 61, and 62



Block of 3 cottages. c1818. Local stone coursed rubble, no 60 rendered; thatched roof to no 60, the others asbestos
cement slates to hipped roofs; brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic. No 60 of 2 bays, with projecting
half-octagon plan hipped gable to bay 1; bar casement windows, the lower having keystoned segmental arches; part glazeded
entrance door on East side. Nos 61 and 62 severely modified in late C20, with single storey lean-to to no 62 in South
West corner: no 62 has half octagon plan projection on West side now raised to 3 storeys; variety of casement windows.
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 group, although altered, helps to emphasise the variety in the layout
and thus the original concept. Primarily included for group value.

Listing NGR: ST6687018832

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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