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The Cottage, High Ham

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 263110

OS Grid Reference: ST4291430652
OS Grid Coordinates: 342914, 130652
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0723, -2.8162

Location: Windmill Road, High Ham, Somerset TA10 9DL

Locality: High Ham
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA10 9DL

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Listing Text

- The Cottage

Detached cottage, C16 and later. Local lias stone roughly squared and coursed; thatched roof with plain gables to main
section, clay tiles to remainder; brick chimney stack. Long-house plan: single storey throughout; 8 bays, of which bays
7 and 8 are thatched, but the other bays not C20 as they seem. Bays 1 and 2 have 2-light small-pane casement; bay 3 a
boarded door; bays 4, 5 and 6 aluminium casements, with small dormer above bay 5; bay 7 has aluminium window and above
a horizontal bar casement in swept dormer; wide boarded door in heavy frame under timber lintol, and bay 8 has a
3-light, formerly 6-light chamfer moulded timber frame window. Extension to east gable with corrugated iron roof,
formerly a stable: house formerly ran further eastwards. Inside, room behind bay 7 has a 6-panelled framed ceiling,
with fireplace and oven, all later insertions; room behind bay 5 has late stud partition, and behind bay 4 room open to
underside of roof, with lapped plank partition and indication of inserted floor; some jointed cruck trusses. Rare
survival in this area of a readily - identifiable long house. (VAG Report, SRO Unpublished, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST4291430652

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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