Description: 2, Lower Street
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262381
OS Grid Reference: ST4431312197
OS Grid Coordinates: 344313, 112197
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9065, -2.7934
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ST4412 MERRIOTT CP LOWER STREET (South side)
Detached farmhouse, apparently divided at one time. Early C18, modified and extended in C19. Ham stone near-ashlar
facade, coursed rubble to sides and rear; Welsh slate roof to steep pitch between coped gables, stepped at east end;
brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 4 bays, of which bays 1 and 2 are of later date. Sash windows in plain
openings having voussoired flat arches, 6-pane to first floor bays 1 and 4, 20-pane first floor bay 2 and 9-pane first
floor bay 3; to ground floor, 4-pane bays 1 and 2, with angled flat-roofed bay of 2+4+2 panes bay 4. To left of bay 3 a
doorway in flat arched recess with double ogee-mould surround, C20 boarded door, with stone bollard set to right.
Continuous string to bays 3 and 4, stepped down over doorway. To left of doorway a C20 circular window set in a
now-blocked doorway: indications of earlier window lower bay 1, also blocked opening under the upper bay 3 window. Two
oval windows in west gable, one at attic level and one at mezzanine level. Extension to rear, of later date, probably
C19. Against east gable a long single-storey building with double Roman clay tiled roof, and with central throughway:
collar truss roof of C19. Interior not seen.
Listing NGR: ST4431312197
Source: English Heritage
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