Description: The Cottage
Date Listed: 20 June 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 262860
OS Grid Reference: ST4793232448
OS Grid Coordinates: 347932, 132448
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0890, -2.7448
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ST43SE COMPTON DUNDON CP COMPTON STREET (East side)
1/55 The Cottage
Cottage, formerly 2. C17, with later alterations. Local lias stone cut and squared, roughly coursed; thatched roof with
plain gables; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. 2 storeys for 3-bays, single storey with attic for 2-bays.
2-light casement windows of varying sizes and patterns, mostly with small-panes, that to upper-bay 1 set into roof;
between-bays 1 and 2 a later pattern boarded door in deep recess, and earlier pattern boarded door in heavy frame
to-bay 4; all openings have timber lintols. Interior not seen, but a report notes several features of interest in the
one storey portion, including remains of hall, cross passage and kitchen and kitchen of a C16/C17 house; passage has
rising cobbled floor and chamfered beam; hall has spiral stairs and fireplace of c1600; kitchen has stud and plank
screen and various ceiling beams; upstairs wattle and daub partitions, but roof a C19 rebuild (VAG Report, Unpublished
Listing NGR: ST4793232448
Source: English Heritage
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