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Nettlecombe Cottage, About 125 Metres North of Leonard Wills Field Centre, Nettlecombe

Description: Nettlecombe Cottage, About 125 Metres North of Leonard Wills Field Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264793

OS Grid Reference: ST0570837935
OS Grid Coordinates: 305708, 137935
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1329, -3.3490

Location: Nettlecombe, Somerset TA23 0LT

Locality: Nettlecombe
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA23 0LT

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Listing Text


5/35 Nettlecombe Cottage, about 125
metres North of Leonard Wills
Field Centre



Cottage and attached outbuildings. Circa 1820 enlargement of earlier building. Probably by Richard Carver. Red
sandstone random rubble, roughcast East front - main elevation. Slate roof, hipped West end, tall brick stacks South
East corner and in North front. East front, two and a half storeys with one and a half storey wings, gabled parapets
with ball finials, central block lancet in gable end, first floor 3-light mullioned casement with hood mould, ground
floor canted 4-light bay window, bolt with leaded panes wings symmetrical lancet in gable ends, moulded pointed arch
openings under square hood moulds, right wing approached by short flight of steps, probably with doors on inner returns
main entrance on left return (South front) pointed arch entrance set in earlier segmental headed opening, plank door.
South front with 7 bay frontage including 3 blocked windows right of arched carriageway entrance and unlit first floor
2 bays, left. North front, two 2 storey gabled wings with outshuts between. Interior not viewed. This was probably the
stables to Nettlecombe Court, now the Leonard Wills Field Centre (qv), before the new block was built by Sir John
Trevelyan in 1792 and may date from the enlargements of the C17.

Listing NGR: ST0570837935

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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