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Manor Cottages, Cothelstone

Description: Manor Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270299

OS Grid Reference: ST1811631805
OS Grid Coordinates: 318116, 131805
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0797, -3.1703

Location: Cothelstone Road, Cothelstone, Somerset TA4 3DS

Locality: Cothelstone
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3DS

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Listing Text


3/88 Manor Cottages,
(formerly listed as adjacent
cottages on West, Manor House)



Church house, lodgings or detached kitchen wing, now a pair of cottages.
Late C15, altered C19 into three cottages, and mid C20 into two. Red
sandstone random rubble masonry coped verges, tiled roof, slight overhang,
coved stone soffits, wood at North-western end. Two storeys, irregularly
placed fenestration with blocked openings, left-hand cottage two C19
casements under brick relieving arches to left of entrance, C20 door, and
left of central blocked entrance, in between medieval stone moulded window
frame with similar above, blocked mullion window to right, C19 casewnts on
either side. Right-hand cottage, entrance C20 door in end bay beneath
brick relieving arch with pair of similar C19 windows to left flanking
blocked 2.25 wtre wide 4 centred arch opening with relieving arch, two C19 casements above, 2 and 3-light hollow chamfered mullions on right return elevation.
Interior: 6 pairs of jointed crucks, one partially visible in the left-
hand cottage, right-hand not viewed.
The history of this late medieval building is still unclear.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1983).

Listing NGR: ST1811631805

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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