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Highway Cottage, Merriott

Description: Highway Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262368

OS Grid Reference: ST4447312831
OS Grid Coordinates: 344473, 112831
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9123, -2.7912

Location: 2 Church Street, Merriott, Somerset TA16 5PR

Locality: Merriott
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA16 5PR

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Listing Text


9/118 Highway Cottage


Semi-detached cottage. Circa 1600 origins, modified. Local stone rubble, colourwashed; thatched roof with stepped coped
south gable, half-hipped to north: central brick chimney stack. Two storeys, 2 bays irregular fenestration. Small
casement windows, 3-light ground floor, with keystoned lintol bay 1 and timber lintol bay 2. 2-light first floor
cutting into thatch. Between bays a C19 door in plain opening protected by rustic timber and hipped thatched porch.
Some exposed timbers alongside upper windows. Further small casement window in west gable. Interior not seen, but
reported is a 3-room cross-passage plan: main fireplace in the hall; timber-framed chimney; collar trusses, some frame
filling. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1977). Attached to north west corner, and set at right angles, a C19 cottage,
apparently now incorporated to form one house.

Listing NGR: ST4447312831

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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