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Latitude: 51.0314 / 51°1'52"N
Longitude: -3.1973 / 3°11'50"W
OS Eastings: 316138
OS Northings: 126461
OS Grid: ST161264
Mapcode National: GBR LX.H7TX
Mapcode Global: FRA 466D.66W
Entry Name: Blake's Cottage
Listing Date: 17 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177363
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271021
Location: Oake, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Oake
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Heathfield with Cotford St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
4/136 Blake's Cottage
(previously listed under Norton
Cottage. Late C16 early C17. enlarged C17-C18, restored late C20. Roughcast over cob and
rubble, thatched roof,half hipped to left, central brick stack.Plan:possibly gable entry
single cell enlarged to 2 cell,lying North-EastSouth-West.One and a half storeys,all C20
casements,2-light dormer rising from eaves right,small central stairlight window,ground
floor 2 casements flanking 2 raking buttresses centre, entrance plank door end right,
thatched hooded porch,single storey C20 addition right return.Interior:chamfered lintel
to fireplace,stairs to left,peaked doorframe between,axial chamfered beam with step and
runout stops, lateral chamfered beam in room behind stack.Upper storey not sighted, said to
contain one jointed cruck, perhaps rising from ground level. Recent restoration revealed
rubble piers at corners of left gable end and ajoining wooden shuttering to cob walls,
possibly part of a linhay predicting enlargement of cottage.
(V46 Report, unpublished SRD, September 1974).
Listing NGR: ST1613826461
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