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Description: Dray Cottage
Date Listed: 29 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 316091
OS Grid Reference: ST9379079326
OS Grid Coordinates: 393790, 179326
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5128, -2.0909
SUTTON BENGER DRAYCOT CERNE
ST 97 NW
8/263 Dray Cottage
Gamekeeper's cottage of Draycot estate, 1858, squared rubble stone
with Bridgwater tile deep-eaved roof and two rebuilt ridge stacks.
1 1/2 storeys, symmmetrical front with two gables and recessed centre,
also gabled, the gables with ornate Gothic barge boards, also
continued on side eaves. Picturesque Gothic style with 2-light
pointed windows, cusped with quatrefoil heads and hoodmoulds. Each
main gable had one upper window and two below each side of door in
rough tufa surround. Right gable has 1858 date plaque in apex,
upper window is blank and door is blocked. Left gable has apex
armorial plaque, first floor single light and altered ground floor
with C20 windows. Recessed centre has first floor 2-light and
ground floor C20 window. A three-bay tiled verandah on timber
posts is to be replaced (1986). Rear left gable has similar barge
boards, casement pair and pointed doorway with original door. Rear
centre has one horizontal sliding sash, and right has 1986
Interior: South end room has fine early to mid C18 stone fireplace
and shelf. House is illustrated 'Draycot House Estate' sale
Listing NGR: ST9420178562
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Source: English Heritage
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