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Igbetti, Chew Magna

Description: Igbetti

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 32934

OS Grid Reference: ST5746763146
OS Grid Coordinates: 357467, 163146
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3658, -2.6123

Location: 33 B3130, Chew Magna, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 8PW

Locality: Chew Magna
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS40 8PW

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Listing Text


3/40 Igbetti


House, formerly called Myrtle House. Mid C18 rebuilding of earlier house, raised
one storey in C18, rear additions and alterations of C19, C20 alterations.
Sandstone rubble (formerly stucco) limestone, brick, double Roman tiled roof,
pantiled to rear, with stone gable stacks. 2 storeys and 3 windows, all sashes
in exposed boxes (C20 replacements), ground floor windows have external shutters,
central 6-panelled door with decorative overlight, Doric columns to flat porch,
cornice, deep eaves on corbels, 2 roof-lights. Left return has sash at ground
and first floor right, pitch of roof extended over mid C19 addition, ground floor
has paired sashes in brick surrounds with segmental heads, first floor has 2 sashes
with wider central panes, similar surround. Right return has sash at ground
floor left, C19 sash first floor left, canted bay to ground floor right in
limestone with plate-glass sashes, paired C19 sashes in limestone surround at
first floor, scalloped bargeboards to gable ends. Rear has first floor central
C19 sash, single storey addition with 2 doors and 2 windows, 2-light to left and
3-light to right, with segmental heads, small lean-to with door to left, brick
quoins to C19 addition. Interior: front right room has wide fireplace with
stone jambs and half carved lintel with moulded ribs and chamfered edge, with
carved trefoils, similar to fireplace at Dumper's Farmhouse (q.v.). Dado
panelling, plain cornices, possibly originally through-passage house.

Listing NGR: ST5746763146

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Source: English Heritage

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