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Highway Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9123 / 50°54'44"N

Longitude: -2.7912 / 2°47'28"W

OS Eastings: 344473

OS Northings: 112831

OS Grid: ST444128

Mapcode National: GBR MG.QW46

Mapcode Global: FRA 561P.NF6

Entry Name: Highway Cottage

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262368

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA16

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Merriott

Built-Up Area: Merriott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Merriott

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


9/118 Highway Cottage


Semi-detached cottage. Circa 1600 origins, modified. Local stone rubble, colourwashed; thatched roof with stepped coped
south gable, half-hipped to north: central brick chimney stack. Two storeys, 2 bays irregular fenestration. Small
casement windows, 3-light ground floor, with keystoned lintol bay 1 and timber lintol bay 2. 2-light first floor
cutting into thatch. Between bays a C19 door in plain opening protected by rustic timber and hipped thatched porch.
Some exposed timbers alongside upper windows. Further small casement window in west gable. Interior not seen, but
reported is a 3-room cross-passage plan: main fireplace in the hall; timber-framed chimney; collar trusses, some frame
filling. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1977). Attached to north west corner, and set at right angles, a C19 cottage,
apparently now incorporated to form one house.

Listing NGR: ST4447312831

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