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Ruby Cottage the Thatched Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Chewton Mendip, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2724 / 51°16'20"N

Longitude: -2.5788 / 2°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 359722

OS Northings: 152744

OS Grid: ST597527

Mapcode National: GBR MR.02GS

Mapcode Global: VH89M.882X

Entry Name: Ruby Cottage the Thatched Cottages

Listing Date: 28 August 1984

Last Amended: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268045

Location: Chewton Mendip, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Chewton Mendip

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST55SE CHEWTON MENDIP CP THE FOLLY

7/26 No 35 and Ruby Cottage
(The Thatched Cottages)
(previously listed as Nos 1 and 2
(The Thatched Cottages))
28.8.84
II

Pair of semi-detached cottages. Datestone to No 35: "R S l785" over doorway. Rubble walling, thatch, coped verges,
central and gable rubble stacks. No 35 of 2 storeys, 2 bays, 2-light wooden casements with horizontal bars on first
floor, pilaster jambs, lintels carved with axe and trowel (left), level and dividers (right), broad stone cills;
2-light casements with horizontal bars to ground floor, also central hollow chamfer would mullion and double stooled
cills, under crude square drips with dropped ends. Central plank door under a thatched hood and crude drip similar.to
windows, above ornamental datestone. Ruby Cottage of 2 storeys, 2 bays; left of door 2-light wood casements with
horizontal bars, hollow chamfer could mullion and double stooled cills, right of door a 2-light wood casement similar
but no mullion, over a single wood casement, Central plank door with small thatched hood; datestone over; "1785",
flanked by miniture columns. To left a pantiled lean-to extension; at back a single small direct glazed light and a
3-light mullioned window. Interior with 2 winder staircases; 2 fireplaces with broad wooden bressumers.


Listing NGR: ST5972252744

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