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Stowey Cottages Stowey House, Nether Stowey

Description: Stowey Cottages Stowey House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 268925

OS Grid Reference: ST1933239631
OS Grid Coordinates: 319332, 139631
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1502, -3.1547

Location: St Mary's Street, Nether Stowey, Somerset TA5 1LJ

Locality: Nether Stowey
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1LJ

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Listing Text


11/75 Stowey House and No 1 Stowey
(formerly listed as Stowey Farm
House [now divided into two


Farmhouse, now divided into 2 houses. C16, C17, some C19 and C20 alterations, particularly to the exterior. Roughcast,
slate roofs, coped verges, brick stacks. Cross passage plan; later wing to each side of frontage which is at
right-angles to St Mary's Street, E-shaped facade with a central porch and front facing gables. Two storeys and attics,
very irregular fenestration, many window openings appear blocked, predominantly 3-light casements with glazing bars.
Benched porch to left of 2 storeys, studded plank inner door with a later glazed panel. Further semi-circular head door
opening to right wing, panelled and glazed door, fanlight with radiating glazing bars, gabled hood on brackets.
Pent-roofed stair-turret to right return. Left return facing St Mary's Street of 2 bays, two, 3 and 5-light casements;
door opening plank door, slated pentice on 2 slender wooden posts. Interior of Stowey House with 2 C17 ornamental
plaster ceilings, thin ribs; one with curved patterns and bosses; the other with squares and diamonds; fireplace with a
broad chamfered wooden bressumer; C17 staircase with turned balusters and moulded hand rail, the attic flight with
splat balusters; two chamfered and stopped door frames to first floor. Wing to rear, known as No 2 Stowey Cottages, not
of special interest.

Listing NGR: ST1933239631

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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