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Brakes Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stocklinch, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9535 / 50°57'12"N

Longitude: -2.8783 / 2°52'41"W

OS Eastings: 338404

OS Northings: 117484

OS Grid: ST384174

Mapcode National: GBR MB.NBLV

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VL.BH5

Entry Name: Brakes Cottage

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264015

Location: Stocklinch, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Stocklinch

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Stocklinch

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


6/112 Brakes Cottage


Detached cottage. Possibly C14/C15 origins, modified C16. Local stone rubble, some colourwashed brick possibly
replacing or lining cob, and one rendered portion; thatched roof with plain gables; brick chimney stacks. Single storey
with attic, 4 bays. Horizontal-bar casement windows to all but bay 1, of 3, 3 and 1 lights, with a 3-light above bay 2
and a 5-light above bay 3; bay 1 has a small-pane single-light casement; C20 boarded door in new frame right of bay 2,
with timber and single bracketted porch. C20 windows in west gable: east gable may be cob below, and above is an
exposed frame truss with rendered panels, set well back and exposing parts of a cruck frame. Inside, the remains of
another cruck frame adapted later to a jointed cruck type, and post-and- truss bays; wattle and daubed framed
partitioning survives with a shouldered head doorframe, chamfered on one side; wide central fireplace with projecting
oven and later pattern smoke hood, the fireplace having a very high lintel set on posts. (Austin, and Hall, The
Medieval Rouses of Stocklinch, SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST3840417484

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