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North Coker House, East Coker

Description: North Coker House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 263714

OS Grid Reference: ST5380813228
OS Grid Coordinates: 353808, 113228
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9167, -2.6585

Location: 1 Mill Close, East Coker, Somerset BA22 9HS

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

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Listing Text


4/156 North Coker House


Large house. Late C19 but with seemingly earlier wings and out- buildings. Ham stone ashlar and dressings; plain clay
tile roof between coped gables; ornamental stone chimney stacks. In a mostly late medieval style; 2-storeys with
attics, North elevation of 5- bays. Mostly hollow chamfered nullioned windows; bay 1 has corner full height
buttresses, and 2-light windows to bays 2 and 3 including gabled dormers, projecting flat roofed porch to bay-3 with
cambered arched doorway having deep hollowed spandrils; C14 type traceried pointed windows to both levels bay 4;
octagonal plan oriel bay to bay 5 with ornamental gablets over; apart from the diamond leaded panes to bay 4 windows,
windows have narrow simple sash windows. Ornamental oriel window on West elevation. Interior not seen. The house was
built, or rebuilt, for A. Troyte-Bullock, a major landowner in North Coker in the later C19. (Kitchen wing to East
incorporates two datestones, 1724 and 1727, which might be spurious).

Listing NGR: ST5380113231

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Source: English Heritage

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