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Berners

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9179 / 50°55'4"N

Longitude: -2.6822 / 2°40'56"W

OS Eastings: 352137

OS Northings: 113382

OS Grid: ST521133

Mapcode National: GBR MM.QD85

Mapcode Global: FRA 568P.2W5

Entry Name: Berners

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263816

Location: West Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

WEST COKER CP EAST STREET (North side)
ST5213
10/258 No.27
(Berners)
19.4.61
II

Cottage. Dated 1733. Ham stone ashlar on rubble plinth; thatch between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks.
2-storeys, symmetrical 3-bays. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows with leaded lights, the upper windows incorporating
some old glass, metal opening lights of varying ages - ground floor windows of 3-lights; upper 2-lights; continuous
label to ground floor interupted by segmental pediment over central doorway, in the panel of which is inscribed "1733
William and Mary Barter"; early plain boarded door in plain chamfered opening, 3 steps up. Single light window with
label in East gable, 2-light to West gable with extended hood mould. Interior has old fireplace with intact ovens in
East wall with stone spiral staircase alongside; another small stone fireplace of C18 in West wall; fielded panelling
to dadoes and window seats; deep chamfered beams with runout stops, '6'-frame collar trusses, elm floorboards;
partitions in early positions; modern rear windows. The Barters (or Barton, Church Register) married in 1733, and
quoted as having 'rebuilt the said dwelling house'. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1972).


Listing NGR: ST5213713382

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