British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Row of Cottages Between the Volunteer Arms Public House (Not Listed) and Swan Thatch, Seavington St Michael

Description: Row of Cottages Between the Volunteer Arms Public House (Not Listed) and Swan Thatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 264170

OS Grid Reference: ST4092315216
OS Grid Coordinates: 340923, 115216
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9334, -2.8421

Location: Upton Lane, Seavington St Mary, Somerset TA19 0QE

Locality: Seavington St Michael
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 0QE

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

2/81 Row of cottages between The
Volunteer Arms P.H.
(not listed) and Swan Thatch


Five cottages in row, originally 7 or 8. Late C18/early C19. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; Welsh slate
roof between stepped coped gables; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 9 bays. Nos 1, 2 and 3 each one bay, with beaded
mullioned 3-light window in recessed architrave below and 2-light horizontal-bar casement above; with beaded surrounds
to recessed doorways to left of bay 2 and to right of bays 1 and 3, each fitted with earlier C20 part-glazed doors. No.
4 formerly 2 cottages, 2 bays to match, but lower bay 1 has a later C19 angled bay window with hipped slated roof, and
a sash window in the original opening to upper bay 2; doorway to right of bay 1 blocked, and left of bay 2 a more
elaborate doorway with beaded segmental-arched surround having recessed architrave with square head. No. 5 probably 2
cottages formerly, now of 3 bays, with flat-roofed angled bay window to lower bay 1 and sash windows above, and early
pattern 2-light small-pane casement window upper bays 2 and 3; mullioned window to lower bay 3, and beaded surround to
recessed plain boarded door lower bay 2. At east end a further bay which may represent a further single cottage, with
early pattern small-pane casement above and C20 timber garage doors below. Interiors not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4092315216

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.