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Muchelney Pottery

A Grade II Listed Building in Muchelney, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0079 / 51°0'28"N

Longitude: -2.8144 / 2°48'51"W

OS Eastings: 342956

OS Northings: 123488

OS Grid: ST429234

Mapcode National: GBR MF.JW7V

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZG.5CG

Entry Name: Muchelney Pottery

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263301

Location: Muchelney, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Muchelney

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

MUCHELNEY CP
ST42SW
THORNEY
8/236 Muchelney Pottery
(previously listed as Cottage 180
yards south of Thornette)
17.4.59
GV II

Detached cottage, formerly more than one. C18 or earlier. Local lias stone roughly cut and squared; thatched roof with
hipped north end and half-hipped south. brick end chimney stacks. Single storey with attics, 6-bays irregular
fenestration. Timber casement windows of 2 and 3 lights with horizontal glazing bars, set under timber lintols; those
to bays 2 and 3 have early chamfer-mullioned oak frames, as has attic window bay 3, which has small leaded panes,
internal ironwork and iron framed opening light: two other dormers between bays 3/4 and 4/5: between bays 3 and 4 but
left of dormer is a porch under thatch with C20 door, with former oven projecting alongside. Inside a through passage,
apparently including masonry from Muchelney Abbey, (q.v), laid nearly dry, including one vaulting boss, with an
elliptical arched doorway with keystone suggesting an original gable entry. Bay 1 is an outbuilding with stone front
wall with C19 door and window, but sides and rear are timber framed on stone plinth, probably C18, clad externally with
elm weatherboarding. Interior of house not seen.


Listing NGR: ST4295623488

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