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Melba Cottage, Old Cleeve

Description: Melba Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264860

OS Grid Reference: ST0383442015
OS Grid Coordinates: 303834, 142015
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1693, -3.3768

Location: 2 Dairylands, 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


1/102 No 33
(Melba Cottage)



Pair of cottages, now one dwelling. C17 altered C18 and mid C20. Roughcast over rubble, thatched roof with 2 half
hipped gables on facade, brick stacks gable ends. Plan: originally 2 single cell units entered from facade now 2 cell
entered from extension at rear. One and a half storeys, 2 bays; C20 windows, 2-light leaded casements in half hipped
gables, groundfloor 2-light with glazing bars. Entry through C20 extension at rear. Interior: remains of stud and panel
screen dividing one with chamfered wooden lintel; collar and principal roof; 2 sets of winder stairs set beside their
respective fireplaces.

Listing NGR: ST0387941909

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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