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Fyrse Cottage, Stoke St Mary

Description: Fyrse Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270918

OS Grid Reference: ST2637522347
OS Grid Coordinates: 326375, 122347
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9958, -3.0505

Location: Winters Orchard, Stoke St Mary, Somerset TA3 5BY

Locality: Stoke St Mary
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 5BY

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Listing Text


5/129 Fyrse Cottage



Cottage. C16, dated 1658, refenestrated early C20. Rendered over rubble, thatched roof, double Roman tiles to single
storey garage adjoining, brick stacks gable ends and to left of cross passage. L-plan. 3-cell and cross passage,
addition at rear, garage right. One and a half storeys, 2:2 bays, C20 leaded metal windows first floor, 3-light
mullioned and transomed windows with gabled tops in outer bays, 3-light casements beside, all rising from below eaves,
ground floor left large 2-light Ham stone mullioned windows, chamfered with runout stops, 3-light casement left of
entrance, another Ham stone mullioned 3-light casement beyond, double garage doors, chamfered square headed doorway,
studded plank door with long hinges, possibly C17, above date stone inscribed Thomas Fyrse 1658. Interior: cross
passage wall right rebuilt timber partition, chamfered beam with scroll stops to former kitchen, chamfered lintel to
fireplace said to have evidence of former bacon curing chamfer, left cross passage wall refaced in stone, timber framed
corridor wall at rear with brick infill, 3-light octagonal mullioned window on rear wall, lateral beams to hall and
west end room. Upper storey said to contain evidence of jointed cruck roof. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1974
and January 1975).

Listing NGR: ST2637522347

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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