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Description: Burton Cottage Farmhouse
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263710
OS Grid Reference: ST5345713413
OS Grid Coordinates: 353457, 113413
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9183, -2.6635
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ST51SW EAST COKER CP HIGHER BURTON (North East side)
4/152 Burton Cottage Farmhouse
(formerly listed as House 315
yards East North East of Skinners
Farmhouse. C15 or C16, modified. Rubble stonework with Ham stone dressings, some cob walling, mostly rendered and
colourwashed; thatch with plain verges and uneven ridge to South East end; end and central brick chimney stacks.
Cross-entry long-house type; single- storey with attic, 4-bays. C19 casement window of 3-lights to bay-1, with earlier
leaded casement window set into thatch above; to bay-2 a 3-light ovolo-mould stone mullioned window with rectangular
leaded panes under label, with 3-light casement window above; lean-to buttresses on either side bay-2; plain entrance
door and small leaded pane single light casement window bay-3, with 2-light casement window above; C20 2-light leaded
window in artificial stone surround bay-4. Interior not seen, but jointed cruck trusses with straight windbraces and
some wattle and daub partitions are reported : bay-4 was agricultural store and stable until 1975. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, 1976).
Listing NGR: ST5347013403
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Source: English Heritage
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