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Jessamine House and House Adjoining to East, Stoke St Gregory

Description: Jessamine House and House Adjoining to East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271240

OS Grid Reference: ST3477627142
OS Grid Coordinates: 334776, 127142
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0399, -2.9317

Location: Huntham Lane, Stoke St Gregory, Somerset TA3 6EJ

Locality: Stoke St Gregory
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 6EJ

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Listing Text


3/71 Jessamine House and house
adjoining to east


Cottage with farmbuildings, now 2 dwellings. Late medieval, ceiled C16, farmbuilding possibly C18, altered extended and
roof raised C20. Roughcast over rubble and cob, east gable end said to have been rebuilt in brick, farmbuildinq said to
be roughcast over brick with upper courses of rubble, (generally the reverse), double Roman tiled roof extended as
catslide over porch, decorative ridge tiles, brick stacks gable ends of both ranges and brick stack to left of
entrance. L-plan: open hall house ceiled to 3-cell and cross passage, lean-to west gable end, farmbuildinq abutting
north-west porch in angle. One and a half storeys, 3 and 2-light dormers rising below eaves left of entrance, ground
floor two 3-light casements left, C20 porch with catslide roof and C20 door, to right former farmbuilding lit only by
small semi-circular headed window ground floor right, single storey lean-to addition north gable end. South front of
Jessamine House much altered in C20. Interior not seen, said to contain 2 pairs of smoke blackened jointed cruck
trusses forming central bay of house, moulded Ham stone lintel to cross passage fireplace, gable end grates later
insertions. The proximity of the dwelling to the Church of St Gregory (qv) and its antiquity suggests that it may have
been the Priest's house, or the poor house. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1982).

Listing NGR: ST3477927143

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Source: English Heritage

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