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The Coign, Rimpton

Description: The Coign

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262730

OS Grid Reference: ST6085721642
OS Grid Coordinates: 360857, 121642
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9928, -2.5591

Location: Back Lane, Rimpton, Somerset BA22 8AD

Locality: Rimpton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8AD

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Listing Text


10/115 The Coign


- II*

Cottage, formerly two cottages. C16. Local stone cut and squared, random
coursed; thatched roof to main portion, hipped on angle, Westward
extension having double Roman clay tiles with coped gable; rebuilt brick
chimney stacks. "L"-plan; single-storey with attics; 4-bay East
elevation. C20 early entrance door in bay 3; to bay-1 a 3-light hollow
chamfered mullioned window with leaded lights and no label, to bay-2 a
4-light mullioned window with elliptical arched lights and label over,
to bay-4 a 3-light hollow chamfered mullioned window, rather distorted;
cutting into thatch two 3-light attic casement windows. Internally
jointed cruck collared trusses with purlins, no windbraces visible, said
to have been dated circa 1520. Several C17 doors and doorways; both
stairs seem to be in original positions and both have small square eaves
windows; main beams have chamfers with stepped stops. A picturesque and
interesting survival.

Listing NGR: ST6085721642

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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