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The Old Prebendal House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cudworth, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8942 / 50°53'38"N

Longitude: -2.8919 / 2°53'30"W

OS Eastings: 337369

OS Northings: 110898

OS Grid: ST373108

Mapcode National: GBR MB.RTDR

Mapcode Global: FRA 46TR.55K

Entry Name: The Old Prebendal House

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262152

Location: Cudworth, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Cudworth

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Cudworth

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


2/25 The Old Prebendal House

(Vicarage on OS map). Former vicarage, now private house, Cl7, modified in C19. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof with
plain overhung gables; stone end chimney stacks. 'T'-plan; 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays, symmetrical facade. Plinth;
ovolo-mould mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, the lower 4-light with labels; the upper 3-light with flat
lintel-heads to outer bays, with a C19 2- light chamfered mullioned window to upper bay 2; C19 door to lower bay 2,
protected by an open timber porch, above which is the water table for an earlier porch. West gable has
chamfer-mullioned windows to each level, 4-light to ground floor, 3-light to first floor and 2-light to attic, all with
labels and all now blind. East gable has 3-light blocked windows to ground and first floors, and indications of an
attic window formerly. Another 4-light mullioned window in rear elevation, and rear extension has a window apparently
made from a former cambered-arched doorframe, Internal plan of 3 rooms, the rear extension being the kitchen, with
lower floor, cambered arched fireplace in north gable wall and oven alongside, with curing chamber: other rooms adapted
with C19 fireplaces behind blocked windows. An unusual plan for the date, but it is clearly described in, and and
identifiable from, a Glebe Terrier of 1636 (VCH Somerset, Vol IV l978; VAG Report, unpublished SR0, l984).

Listing NGR: ST3736910898

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