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West Coker House

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9175 / 50°55'2"N

Longitude: -2.6806 / 2°40'50"W

OS Eastings: 352255

OS Northings: 113332

OS Grid: ST522133

Mapcode National: GBR MM.QDPH

Mapcode Global: FRA 568P.3JD

Entry Name: West Coker House

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263880

Location: West Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Coker

Built-Up Area: West Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

WEST COKER RYEFIELDS CLOSE
ST 5213322 (east side)
10/322
West Coker House

II

House. Various C18 and C19 builds. Ham stone ashlar and carved work; Welsh slate
roof with stone slate base course, main roof hipped with projecting coped gables,
some parapets; stone chimney stacks. Two-storeys with attic, 7-bays irregular main
facade. Bays -1 to -3 represent an early C19 portion, with plain sash windows with
single dividing bars bays -1 and -2, to bay -3 an oval window to ground floor above
which is a margined staircase window: bay-4 is the first part of the main block, but
seemingly a late C19 addition, with ornamental angled bay window, with plain sashes,
and attic window in gable over: bay-5 has margined sashes each level and C20 flat
roofed dormer: bay-6, also late C19, projects and has a quasi-shell hood to doorway
with two flanking sashes, early art noveau style; above two plain sashes in raised
surrounds flanking a coat of arms, then swept string course to decorated attic
window: bay-7 probably a C18 fragment, with plain sash below + 12-pane sash above,
with eaves cornice. Single storey bay in projection to East, and a possibly
refronted C18 outbuilding to West, now offices. Has ownership links with Almshouses
(qv) and Cross House (qv): in late C19 was a private school.


Listing NGR: ST5225513332

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