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Court Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Monksilver, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1362 / 51°8'10"N

Longitude: -3.3383 / 3°20'17"W

OS Eastings: 306463

OS Northings: 138290

OS Grid: ST064382

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.8N3Y

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.3P1V

Entry Name: Court Cottage

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264785

Location: Monksilver, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Monksilver

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/28 Court Cottage


- II

Incorrectly shown on OS map as Woodford Farm. Farmhouse. C16, altered C17, and mid C20. Whitewashed random rubble,
thatched roof, stone stack right gable end, large external stack to left of entrance. 3 cell and cross passage, now 2
cell, stair turret at rear, outshut and C20 addition. one and a half storeys, gabled bay to left of external stack
breaks forward slightly, three 2-light C20 wooden casements with gabled tops, ground floor two 3-light to left of
stack, one to right, small opening in chimney breast now blocked, entrance to right of stack, wooden lintel, depressed
arch doorway, ribbed door, decorative hinges. Rear elevation has 2-light steep chamfered mullioned casement lighting
stairs. Interior: cross passage, restored C17 plank and muntin screeen, depressed arch rear door, now entrance to
bathroom addition, another in outshut. Original kitchen to right, stairs to right of fireplace, chamfered beams with
double stops, to left of cross passage open hall formed from 2 groundfloor rooms with upper floor removed exposing
jointed cruck construction, inserted galley, solid wooden stairs to rear with blocked moulded stairlight, 3 pairs of
jointed cruck trusses. The home of Elizabeth Conibeer and her daughters, whose violent death in 1773 is recorded on the
tombstone in the churchyard of the Church of All Saints, Monksilver. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1975).

Listing NGR: ST0646338290

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