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Rapps Cottage, and Building on South-West Corner, Ashill

Description: Rapps Cottage, and Building on South-West Corner

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263914

OS Grid Reference: ST3380317063
OS Grid Coordinates: 333803, 117063
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9492, -2.9437

Location: Butts Lane, Ashill, Somerset TA19 9NE

Locality: Ashill
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 9NE

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Listing Text


2/13 Rapps Cottage, and building on
south-west corner

- II

Detached cottage. Possibly C15 origins. Local lias stone colourwashed; half-hipped thatched roof; intermediate brick
chimney stacks. Single-storey with attic, 6 bays irregular fenestration. Casement windows of early pattern, mostly
3-light, rectangular leaded with some iron-framed opening lights; to bay 2 4-light and to bay 6 a 2-light; attic
windows to right of bay 2, bay 4, right of bay 5 and to bay 6, these last 2-light, all set in swept thatched dormers;
projecting porch under catslide roof to bay 3, with early boarded door in heavy frame in the main wall; further boarded
door to right of bay 6. Further leaded light casement to attic, north gable; to south-west corner a timber-framed,
timber clad building with half-hipped thatched roof, possibly incorporating early timber framing. Interiors not seen,
but reported is a through-passage plan, signs of a central open-roofed hall with jointed-cruck-framed roof and
smoke-blackened rafters, and probably C17 modifications and additions (VAG Report, SRO unpublished, June 1980).

Listing NGR: ST3380317063

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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