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Fern Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9448 / 50°56'41"N

Longitude: -2.8048 / 2°48'17"W

OS Eastings: 343556

OS Northings: 116462

OS Grid: ST435164

Mapcode National: GBR MF.NZ2L

Mapcode Global: FRA 560M.33H

Entry Name: Fern Cottage

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264255

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: South Petherton

Built-Up Area: South Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


7/170 Nos 45, 47 and 49
(Fern Cottage)


Row of 3 cottages. Probably C19, but may incorporate earlier work. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings;
triple-roll clay tiles between high coped gables suggesting former thatch; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 6 bays.
Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, of 3, 2, 2, 3, 3, and 3 lights above, 4-light to lower bays 1,
4, 5 and 6, and 2-light to right of lower bay 3; cambered arched doorways in wave-mould recesses under deep lintels to
bays 2, 3 left and between bays 5/6; all ground floor openings having separate labels except the bay 2 and 3 doorways,
which have a joint lintel: straight joint between bays 4 and 5, bays 5 and 6 apparently later work. C20 casement window
in south gable; various horizontal-bar and other casement windows to rear; two single-storey scullery wings attached to
rear. Interiors not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4355616462

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