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Latitude: 51.0163 / 51°0'58"N
Longitude: -3.1038 / 3°6'13"W
OS Eastings: 322669
OS Northings: 124687
OS Grid: ST226246
Mapcode National: GBR M1.J7HR
Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.DMY
Entry Name: Ina Cottage
Listing Date: 17 December 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059974
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269807
Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1
District: Taunton Deane
Town: Taunton Deane
Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton
Built-Up Area: Taunton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
1. MILL LANE
In a Cottage
ST 2224 NE 9/232 17.12.73
Part of the Taunton Castle complex, formerly a gatekeeper's house. Large red brick
house with passage into the castle grounds. Late C18/early C19, altered about
l860. 3 storeys. Pantile roof, projecting eaves. Large brick stacks set diagonally
on left gable. Stringcourse over ground floor. 2 windows per storey. Mostly
3-light casements (some leading in upper storey) under cambered heads. Windows
now (1974) boarded up. Brick archway to right with roll moulding and segmental
head. Ashlar keystone with finely carved Wyvern. Wrought-iron gate. Inside passageway
are 3 C19 chamfered beams. Corbels supporting middle beam have good early C13 stiff-leaf
foliage, that on north side being a fine copy of the 'toothache man' from the south
transept capital at Wells Cathedral. Single-light traceried window in left wall.
and wrought-iron gate inside which formerly gave into the Castle grounds. An interesting
building which has a significant place in the recent history of the Castle.
Ina Cottage forms a group with all the listed buildings on Castle Green.
Listing NGR: ST2266924687
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