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The East Rope Walk, at Job Gould's West of England Twine Works, West Coker

Description: The East Rope Walk, at Job Gould's West of England Twine Works

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 263826

OS Grid Reference: ST5204513337
OS Grid Coordinates: 352045, 113337
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9175, -2.6835

Location: 8 Laurel Close, West Coker, Somerset BA22 9BE

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

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Listing Text

10/268 The East Rope Walk, at Job
Gould's West of England twine

Rope walk. Early C19. Oak framed construction with some weatherboard cladding; later brick end building; double Roman
clay tile roof, undulating, plain gabled ends. An extremely long (40 metres) building of 2-storeys in part; partly
open at ground floor level, first floor part weatherboarded with continuous timber framing, part one part two-storey.
Some original machinery noted as surviving in position in 1980 now transferred to Somerset County Museum (August
1983). Business founded by Israel Rendell after he bought the land in 1828; purchased by Job Gould in 1898. Of historic
interest as a rare survival of building type, therefore of historic interest.

Listing NGR: ST5204513337

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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