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Fern Cottage, South Petherton

Description: Fern Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 264255

OS Grid Reference: ST4355616462
OS Grid Coordinates: 343556, 116462
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9448, -2.8048

Location: 55 South Street, South Petherton, Somerset TA13 5AE

Locality: South Petherton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA13 5AE

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Listing Text


7/170 Nos 45, 47 and 49
(Fern Cottage)


Row of 3 cottages. Probably C19, but may incorporate earlier work. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings;
triple-roll clay tiles between high coped gables suggesting former thatch; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 6 bays.
Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, of 3, 2, 2, 3, 3, and 3 lights above, 4-light to lower bays 1,
4, 5 and 6, and 2-light to right of lower bay 3; cambered arched doorways in wave-mould recesses under deep lintels to
bays 2, 3 left and between bays 5/6; all ground floor openings having separate labels except the bay 2 and 3 doorways,
which have a joint lintel: straight joint between bays 4 and 5, bays 5 and 6 apparently later work. C20 casement window
in south gable; various horizontal-bar and other casement windows to rear; two single-storey scullery wings attached to
rear. Interiors not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4355616462

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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