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Orchard Cottage, Bradford-on-Tone

Description: Orchard Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 271152

OS Grid Reference: ST1726922857
OS Grid Coordinates: 317269, 122857
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9991, -3.1803

Locality: Bradford-on-Tone
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1HB

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list:-


5/208 Orchard Cottage


House. Late medieval with early/mid C16 and later alterations.
Rendered, over uncoursed limestone rubble; half-hipped thatch
roof; brick ridge stack and two C18/C19 brick to rear. Open-hall
plan with service bay to left and parlour bay to right; floor and
stack backing onto through-passage inserted in early/mid C16.
Thatched porch; C20 casements, those to upper floor in eyebrow,
dormers. C16 chamfered 2-light wood-mullioned window lighting
stairs to rear. Interior: two obscured late medieval cruck
trusses over hall and service end; parlour end has heavy
rectangular joints on thick beams. Hall has C16 quartered ceiling
with moulded beams; C16 chamfered elliptical-arched doorframe
with coverstrips to plank door between stack and winder stairs;
heavy chamfered bressummer with moulded mantleshelf over open
fireplace; chamfered and arched doorframe to parlour.

Listing NGR: ST1726922857

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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