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Paradise Cottage Wren Cottage, Selworthy

Description: Paradise Cottage Wren Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265543

OS Grid Reference: SS9316344954
OS Grid Coordinates: 293163, 144954
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1938, -3.5303

Location: Selworthy, Somerset TA24 8SU

Locality: Selworthy
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 8SU

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Listing Text


9/129 Paradise Cottage and Wren Cottage
(formerly listed as Paradise


Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Possibly C17, gable ends rebuilt and altered subsequently Roughcast random rubble,
thatched roof, half hipped left, hipped to right and extended and catslide over addition, lateral stack with slate
roofed bread oven to left of entrance, stone stack rising on rear elevation. Plan: not clear without internal
inspection, probably 3-cell and cross passage extended right. Two storeys, 1:1:3 bays; first floor left 2-light window,
3-light leaded casement with gabled top in bay built out in line with lateral stack, right 3 early C20 leaded iron
casements. ground floor left 2-light C19 leaded casement, 3-light right under wooden lintel, slate roofed pentice porch
to plank door, casement right and inserted entrance beyond, C20 door, lean-to addtion in end bay. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: SS9316344954

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Source: English Heritage

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