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The Coign

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rimpton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9928 / 50°59'34"N

Longitude: -2.5591 / 2°33'32"W

OS Eastings: 360857

OS Northings: 121642

OS Grid: ST608216

Mapcode National: GBR MS.KMH6

Mapcode Global: FRA 56JH.8TN

Entry Name: The Coign

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262730

Location: Rimpton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Rimpton

Built-Up Area: Rimpton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/115 The Coign


- II*

Cottage, formerly two cottages. C16. Local stone cut and squared, random
coursed; thatched roof to main portion, hipped on angle, Westward
extension having double Roman clay tiles with coped gable; rebuilt brick
chimney stacks. "L"-plan; single-storey with attics; 4-bay East
elevation. C20 early entrance door in bay 3; to bay-1 a 3-light hollow
chamfered mullioned window with leaded lights and no label, to bay-2 a
4-light mullioned window with elliptical arched lights and label over,
to bay-4 a 3-light hollow chamfered mullioned window, rather distorted;
cutting into thatch two 3-light attic casement windows. Internally
jointed cruck collared trusses with purlins, no windbraces visible, said
to have been dated circa 1520. Several C17 doors and doorways; both
stairs seem to be in original positions and both have small square eaves
windows; main beams have chamfers with stepped stops. A picturesque and
interesting survival.

Listing NGR: ST6085721642

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