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Holly Bank, East Coker

Description: Holly Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263681

OS Grid Reference: ST5408412298
OS Grid Coordinates: 354084, 112298
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9083, -2.6544

Location: 1 Moor Lane, East Coker, Somerset BA22 9JY

Locality: East Coker
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9JY

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Listing Text


12/123 Holly Bank
(formerly listed as one of a Pair
of Cottages immediately South of
Helyar Arms)


Cottage, one of a pair. Possibly C15 origins. Rubble, with Ham stone dressing; thatched roof; brick and chimnney
stack, Single storey with attic, 3 bays. Boarded entrance door in centre with heavy frame and exposed timber lintel,
to either side 4-light hollow chamfered mullioned windows with rectangular leaded panes set under labels; above a
3-light ovolo moulded casement with square leaded panes to bay-1, and C19 4-light casement with horizontal glazing bars
to bay-3, both set into thatch, semi-circular 2 meters high projected, possibly over, right of bay 3. Interior not
seen, but three jointed cruck trusses with long tenons and windbracing are reported, also I smoke-blackened wattle and
daub partition in roof. Adjoining on East side Orchard Cottage (q.v.) with no obvious division externally. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, 1976).

Listing NGR: ST5408412298

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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