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Tudor Cottage, Somerton

Description: Tudor Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 262970

OS Grid Reference: ST4907428536
OS Grid Coordinates: 349074, 128536
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0539, -2.7279

Locality: Somerton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7LZ

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Listing Text


9/167 Tudor Cottage
(formerly listed as Tudor House)



Cottage. Early C17, largely rebuilt by William Pinney in C19. Local lias stone cut and roughly squared, with Ham stone
dressings; clay pantiled roof between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 2 bays
south elevation. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows with labels; 4 light to ground floor, 3 light to first and 2-light
to the gabled attic dormer windows; rectangular leaded panes with some iron opening casements; cambered arched doorway
between bays with timber and tile porch; part string course at first floor cill level; above each dormer window small
plaques with initials 'WP' in gothic script. West side elevation may be less rebuilt, with cill string course to first
floor; to ground floor a pair 2-light mullioned windows, the left with hood mould; centrally to first floor an oriel
window of 1+3+1 light wave and hollow chamfer moulded windows having simple stepped corbell under and stone slate
hipped roof; in gable a plain 2-light chamfered window with label and plaque over. Interior not seen, but reported are
ceiling beams with scroll stops; spiral stone at rear, partly renewed; moulded 4 centre arched fireplace, and plain
partition. William Pinney owned Somerton Randle (qv) and did much building work in the late C19. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4907828537

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Source: English Heritage

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