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Nos 4, 5 and 6, with Dwarf Walls, Railings and Gates Fronting Road, Sampford Brett

Description: Nos 4, 5 and 6, with Dwarf Walls, Railings and Gates Fronting Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264893

OS Grid Reference: ST0875940158
OS Grid Coordinates: 308759, 140158
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1534, -3.3060

Location: Brett Close, Sampford Brett, Somerset TA4 4JY

Locality: Sampford Brett
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4JY

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Listing Text


2/131 Nos 4, 5 and 6, with dwarf walls,
railings and gates fronting road



Row of three cottages. Mid C19. Red sandstone squared rubble, steeply pitched diamond tiled roofs with overhanging
eaves, renewed brick stacks on ridges flanking central gable external stepped stack left gable end and on gable end
right return rear wing. "U"-plan with gabled centre block breaking forward. 2 storeys, 1:1:1 bays, all ovolo moulded
wooden mullions, 2-light gabled dormers in outer bays, centre 3-light casement with lancet in gable end, ground floor
2- and 3-light casements, bell-cast tiled porches with pierced wooden gables set to right of respective windows,
studded plank doors. Lower gabled wings on returns with outshots. Spearhead railings set in dwarf walls swept up to
cottages in outer bays, breaking forward following the frontage with gates of similar design fronting entrances. These
were estate cottaes built by the Acland Hoods. Picturesquely asymmetrical frontage and left return forms an important
feature at the cross roads in Sampford Brett. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol 5, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST0875940158

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Source: English Heritage

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