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County Cottage, Selwood

Description: County Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313366

OS Grid Reference: ST7994543242
OS Grid Coordinates: 379945, 143242
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1881, -2.2883

Location: Horningsham, Wiltshire BA12 7NL

Locality: Selwood
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7NL

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Listing Text

ST 74 SE
(west side)
2/145 County Cottage


Part in Selwood CP, Somerset. Cottage orne. 1803 by Jeffry
Wyatville for 2nd Marquess of Bath. Coursed rubble stone, hipped
thatched roof, pair of diagonally set ashlar stacks. Cross plan,
two of the arms are three-sided. Single storey and attic, 2-
windowed; casements; Tudor-arched doorway under thatched canopy
on rustic posts, C20 planked door, two cross window with hoodmoulds
to right, 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement and pointed
lancet to first floor, gables with wavy barge boards. Left return
has C20 steel casement and cross window with hoodmould. Right
return has 1-light hollow-chamfered casement to left, gabled
projecting bay to centre has cross window to ground floor and 2-
light recessed chamfered mullioned casement with hoodmould to first
floor, wavy barge boards. Rear has flat-roofed C20 extension and
2-light casement to gabled dormer.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (June 1985). Situated
along the west drive to Longleat House, astride the County boundary
of Wiltshire and Somerset.

Listing NGR: ST7994543242

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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