Date Listed: 2 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 263939
OS Grid Reference: ST3471412977
OS Grid Coordinates: 334714, 112977
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9126, -2.9300
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DONYATT CP SEA
(formerly listed in the Civil
Parish of Ilminster Without)
Detached cottage. Possibly C15, with modification in each successive century. Local stone rendered and colourwashed;
thatched roof, hipped at east end and half-hipped to west; brick chimney stacks. 'L' plan; single-storey with attics,
8-bay north elevation. Casement windows with horizontal bars, of several types, some with internal ferramenta; bays 3,4
and 8 have 3-light windows, bay 6 is 2-light and bay 7 is 5-light; above, windows between bays 1/2, and to bays 3,4,5
and 7, mostly set into roof; boarded doors bays 1,2 and 5, this last being the main entrance, with an old door in heavy
frame. Extending wing on south-west corner, with matching windows and doors in main gable, Interior not seen, but
reported are some sections of cob walling, a through passage plan, plank and auntin partitioning of 2 types, a 9-panel
beamed ceiling to centre root, 2 massive fireplaces, one with oven and curing or drying chamber, and roof trusses which
are mostly jointed crucks, (VAG report, SRO unpublished,June 1973).
Listing NGR: ST3471412977
Source: English Heritage
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