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Berners, West Coker

Description: Berners

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263816

OS Grid Reference: ST5213713382
OS Grid Coordinates: 352137, 113382
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9179, -2.6822

Location: East Street, West Coker, Somerset BA22 9BG

Locality: West Coker
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9BG

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Listing Text

10/258 No.27

Cottage. Dated 1733. Ham stone ashlar on rubble plinth; thatch between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks.
2-storeys, symmetrical 3-bays. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows with leaded lights, the upper windows incorporating
some old glass, metal opening lights of varying ages - ground floor windows of 3-lights; upper 2-lights; continuous
label to ground floor interupted by segmental pediment over central doorway, in the panel of which is inscribed "1733
William and Mary Barter"; early plain boarded door in plain chamfered opening, 3 steps up. Single light window with
label in East gable, 2-light to West gable with extended hood mould. Interior has old fireplace with intact ovens in
East wall with stone spiral staircase alongside; another small stone fireplace of C18 in West wall; fielded panelling
to dadoes and window seats; deep chamfered beams with runout stops, '6'-frame collar trusses, elm floorboards;
partitions in early positions; modern rear windows. The Barters (or Barton, Church Register) married in 1733, and
quoted as having 'rebuilt the said dwelling house'. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST5213713382

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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