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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckington, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2674 / 51°16'2"N

Longitude: -2.2828 / 2°16'58"W

OS Eastings: 380363

OS Northings: 152062

OS Grid: ST803520

Mapcode National: GBR 0RY.KN7

Mapcode Global: VH977.DD0S

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Last Amended: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267008

Location: Beckington, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Beckington

Built-Up Area: Beckington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


14/66 Nos 61, 63
(The Old House), and 65
(previously listed as The Old
House and The Old Cottage)



Three attached houses, formerly one. C16, C17 additions and alterations. Coursed rubble, double-Roman tile roofs
except stone slates to number 65, brick stacks, that to number 65 particularly tall and raising from eaves, further
ashlar stack raising from apex of coped verge. Irregular "L"-shaped facade, further wing at right angles to rear. Two
storeys 3:1:1 bays, number 63, three 4 and 5-light ogee-moulded stone mullioned windows, that to left of ground floor
with one light blocked, ground floor openings have stopped labels. Door opening to centre has a chamfered 4-centred
surround, plank door, similar opening to rear. Number 65 set at right angles to number 63, gabled stair, turret to
left which over-lies the eaves of the former; similarly moulded 2-light stone mullioned windows with labels. Door
opening in end elevation, C19 half glazed door, open pent-roofed porch on wooden columns, adjacent C19 casement to
left. Number 61 at right angles to rear of 63; one bay, flush mounted C19 casements. Door opening to right in
chamfered stone surround, C19 plank door. Interior of 63 features moulded ceiling beams to ground floor rooms, that to
left with fireplace in a four centred stone surround with moulded shelf. Two further fireplaces of a similar type to
first floor, one dated 1663. (V.A.G. Report, unpublished SRO, July 1980).

Listing NGR: ST8036352062

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