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Court Cottage, Monksilver

Description: Court Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264785

OS Grid Reference: ST0646338290
OS Grid Coordinates: 306463, 138290
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1362, -3.3383

Location: B3188, Monksilver, Somerset TA4 4HR

Locality: Monksilver
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4HR

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Listing Text


5/28 Court Cottage


- II

Incorrectly shown on OS map as Woodford Farm. Farmhouse. C16, altered C17, and mid C20. Whitewashed random rubble,
thatched roof, stone stack right gable end, large external stack to left of entrance. 3 cell and cross passage, now 2
cell, stair turret at rear, outshut and C20 addition. one and a half storeys, gabled bay to left of external stack
breaks forward slightly, three 2-light C20 wooden casements with gabled tops, ground floor two 3-light to left of
stack, one to right, small opening in chimney breast now blocked, entrance to right of stack, wooden lintel, depressed
arch doorway, ribbed door, decorative hinges. Rear elevation has 2-light steep chamfered mullioned casement lighting
stairs. Interior: cross passage, restored C17 plank and muntin screeen, depressed arch rear door, now entrance to
bathroom addition, another in outshut. Original kitchen to right, stairs to right of fireplace, chamfered beams with
double stops, to left of cross passage open hall formed from 2 groundfloor rooms with upper floor removed exposing
jointed cruck construction, inserted galley, solid wooden stairs to rear with blocked moulded stairlight, 3 pairs of
jointed cruck trusses. The home of Elizabeth Conibeer and her daughters, whose violent death in 1773 is recorded on the
tombstone in the churchyard of the Church of All Saints, Monksilver. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1975).

Listing NGR: ST0646338290

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Source: English Heritage

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