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A Grade II Listed Building in Donyatt, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9126 / 50°54'45"N

Longitude: -2.93 / 2°55'47"W

OS Eastings: 334714

OS Northings: 112977

OS Grid: ST347129

Mapcode National: GBR M8.QX2T

Mapcode Global: FRA 46RP.GBW

Entry Name: Longcroft

Listing Date: 2 August 1972

Last Amended: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263939

Location: Donyatt, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Donyatt

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Donyatt

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


4/31 Longcroft
(formerly listed in the Civil
Parish of Ilminster Without)

Detached cottage. Possibly C15, with modification in each successive century. Local stone rendered and colourwashed;
thatched roof, hipped at east end and half-hipped to west; brick chimney stacks. 'L' plan; single-storey with attics,
8-bay north elevation. Casement windows with horizontal bars, of several types, some with internal ferramenta; bays 3,4
and 8 have 3-light windows, bay 6 is 2-light and bay 7 is 5-light; above, windows between bays 1/2, and to bays 3,4,5
and 7, mostly set into roof; boarded doors bays 1,2 and 5, this last being the main entrance, with an old door in heavy
frame. Extending wing on south-west corner, with matching windows and doors in main gable, Interior not seen, but
reported are some sections of cob walling, a through passage plan, plank and auntin partitioning of 2 types, a 9-panel
beamed ceiling to centre root, 2 massive fireplaces, one with oven and curing or drying chamber, and roof trusses which
are mostly jointed crucks, (VAG report, SRO unpublished,June 1973).

Listing NGR: ST3471412977

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