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Pillar House, Old Cleeve

Description: Pillar House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264859

OS Grid Reference: ST0386142011
OS Grid Coordinates: 303861, 142011
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1692, -3.3765

Location: 6 Mellory Flats, Minehead TA24 6HJ

Locality: Old Cleeve
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 6HJ

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Listing Text


1/101 No 32
Pillar House)



Cottage. C16, partly demolished, enlarged late C20. Colour washed rubble, roughcast gabled porch room carried on 2
circular and one square pier, thatched roofs, brick stack right gable end. Plan: probably 3 cell and cross passage
originally, of which 2 cells remain to right of C20 through passage to C20 wing, porch room of uncertain date. One and
a half storeys, 1:2 bays; porch left 2-light casement, right two early C19 leaded iron casement dormers, groundfloor
one 3-light and two 2-light casements right of 4 panel door approached by flight of 2 steps. Interior: groundfloor 2
rooms steeply chamfered beams, chamfered lintel to gable end fireplace with peaked doorframe left, originally stairs,
fireplace against cross passage wall, also chamfered lintel, upper storey not viewed. The gabled porch room probably
not contemporary with house but a later, perhaps even early C20 addition. Nevertheless, set high on a steep bank
overlooking the road this is one of the most picturesque cottages in the village. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST0397441890

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Source: English Heritage

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