Description: 68, High Street
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 263861
OS Grid Reference: ST5143613580
OS Grid Coordinates: 351436, 113580
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9196, -2.6922
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ST5113 WEST COKER CP HIGH STREET (North side)
One of a terrace of six houses. Dated 1887. Ham stone cut and squared, with ashlar dressings; plain clay tiles with
moulded ridges between coped gables; brick chimney stack. 2-storeys, 2-bays of which the left-habd projects.
Chamfered mullioned windows with original casements, 2-lights below, 3-lights above, bay-1; above the gable is not
coped but overhangs with decorated bargeboards; to bay-2, on normal plane, a 4-centre moulded arched doorway with
matching small sidelights, above a panel of fish-scale tiles into which is set a casement window - a handed version,
but not an exact copy, of No.66 to East (qv). Interior not seen. A remarkably well detailed house with deliberate
'spoiled symmetry', in the style of Norman Shaw, and prophetic of the early 'Garden City' houses; an early and little
Listing NGR: ST5143613580
Source: English Heritage
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