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The Old Bakery, West Monkton

Description: The Old Bakery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270738

OS Grid Reference: ST2536128013
OS Grid Coordinates: 325361, 128013
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0466, -3.0661

Locality: West Monkton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA2 8NJ

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Listing Text


GREENWAY (West Side)
The Old Bakery


Cottage, at one tide in and then bakery. C16, subsequently altered, left gable end partly rebuilt when C19 stack
inserted. Red sandstone random rubble, whitewashed facade, rating buttress left gable end, inserted C19 stack, large
stack centre right. Plan possibly lobby entry originally, now 3 cell, outshot at rear, single storey addition right
gable end. One and a half storeys, 5-light C19 casement rising from eaves above entrance, ground floor C19 casement
left of entrance, plant door and casement to right under wooden lintel, long unlit section of facade, remains of C17
ovolo moulded mullioned window end bay right, plank door to single storey addition. Right return gable end fronting
road remains of another moulded mullion casement in gable above lean-to addition, Interior: modern grate to very large
stack right, the building appears to have been originally 3 cell with 3 pairs of collar beam trusses, chamfered beam
with stops in centre rood. The building contained the local bakery until the 1950s and prior to that is said to have
been an inn or pothouse with hatch opening onto road front gable end now blocked externally.

Listing NGR: ST2536128013

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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