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The Old Cottage, West and Middle Chinnock

Description: The Old Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263786

OS Grid Reference: ST4685413639
OS Grid Coordinates: 346854, 113639
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9198, -2.7574

Location: Lower Street, West Chinnock, Somerset TA18 7PT

Locality: West and Middle Chinnock
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA18 7PT

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Listing Text

3/228 The Old Cottage

Cottage. C17, with possibly C18 extension Southwards. Ham stone rubble, parts squared, with ashlar dressings; thatched
roof between coped gables; brick end and intermediate stacks. Single-storey with attic, 5-bays. Hollow chamfered
mullioned windows with leaded lights to lower bay-4 (3-light with label) lower bay-5 (4-light with label) and upper
bay-5 (3-light without label); between bays-4 and -5 chamfered cambered arched doorway with massive lintel; elsewhere
casement windows with small panes or single horizontal glazing bars, those to ground floor with exposed timber lintels;
upper windows of bays 2, 3, 4 and 5 set into thatch. C20 lean-to garage on South gable - attached to Balaster's Farm
House (qv) on North side. VAG Report, unpublished SRO, August 1982, refers to chamfered beams with step and run-out
stops; wide stone fireplace of C17 in North gable, cracked with early repair, and circular timber stair alongside.

Listing NGR: ST4685413639

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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