Description: High Park
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 265406
OS Grid Reference: SS9365143032
OS Grid Coordinates: 293651, 143032
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1766, -3.5227
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SS94SW WOOTTON COURTENAY CP WOOTTON COURTENAY VILLAGE
Cottage, enlarged to 2 dwellings, converted subsequently to one. Late C17, enlarged C18, altered late C20.
Rendered over rubble and cob, thatched roof hipped to right, large external stone stack left gable end.
Plan: probably originally single cell with 2-bay linhay adjoining, enlarged one bay with outshut to form
2 dwellings, now one. One and a half storeys, 3-bays, 2 and 3-light C19 and C20 casements, three 2-light
dormers rising from below eaves, ground floor 3 windows left and one right of studded plank door. Interior:
blocked lateral stack at rear to right of cross passage in addition, large circular pier to left, wattle
and daub partition, left gable and fireplace with bread oven. Principal rafter roof of 3 pairs of trusses,
pair in earlier part with cross apices carrying the ridge. Plastered reed ceilings. It has been suggested
that this was originally a 2 cell dwelling, the rear wall of one unit was demolished and a circular pier
inserted to form linhay, now one dwelling. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1983).
Listing NGR: SS9365143032
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