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The Old Prebendal House, Cudworth

Description: The Old Prebendal House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262152

OS Grid Reference: ST3736910898
OS Grid Coordinates: 337369, 110898
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8942, -2.8919

Location: Cudworth, Somerset TA19 0PR

Locality: Cudworth
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 0PR

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Listing Text


2/25 The Old Prebendal House

(Vicarage on OS map). Former vicarage, now private house, Cl7, modified in C19. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof with
plain overhung gables; stone end chimney stacks. 'T'-plan; 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays, symmetrical facade. Plinth;
ovolo-mould mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, the lower 4-light with labels; the upper 3-light with flat
lintel-heads to outer bays, with a C19 2- light chamfered mullioned window to upper bay 2; C19 door to lower bay 2,
protected by an open timber porch, above which is the water table for an earlier porch. West gable has
chamfer-mullioned windows to each level, 4-light to ground floor, 3-light to first floor and 2-light to attic, all with
labels and all now blind. East gable has 3-light blocked windows to ground and first floors, and indications of an
attic window formerly. Another 4-light mullioned window in rear elevation, and rear extension has a window apparently
made from a former cambered-arched doorframe, Internal plan of 3 rooms, the rear extension being the kitchen, with
lower floor, cambered arched fireplace in north gable wall and oven alongside, with curing chamber: other rooms adapted
with C19 fireplaces behind blocked windows. An unusual plan for the date, but it is clearly described in, and and
identifiable from, a Glebe Terrier of 1636 (VCH Somerset, Vol IV l978; VAG Report, unpublished SR0, l984).

Listing NGR: ST3736910898

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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