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Myrtle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Selworthy, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2119 / 51°12'42"N

Longitude: -3.5703 / 3°34'12"W

OS Eastings: 290414

OS Northings: 147022

OS Grid: SS904470

Mapcode National: GBR LD.3WWX

Mapcode Global: VH5JX.2SDV

Entry Name: Myrtle Cottage

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265485

Location: Selworthy, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Selworthy

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Myrtle Cottage


Semi-detached cottage. Possibly C17, altered late C18 and mid C20. Red sandstone random rubble, steeply pitched triple
Roman tiled roof with bell cast, coped verge right, chamfered corner to junction of facade and gable end, large
external stepped stack right gable end with slate-roofed bread oven projection in angle. Plan: 2-cell and cross
passage, entrance resited at rear. Two storeys, 3 bays first floor leaded casements flanking pointed arch leaded iron
casement, Gothick tracery head, large diamond leaded panes, ground floor 4 C20 2 and 3-light wooden casements, left 2
under brick lintels, right 2 wooden lintels. Centre 2 windows possibly blocked doorway. Entrance at rear. Interior not
seen. Abuts The Three Bears (qv) to left. Probably converted to 2 dwellings in C18-C19. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: SS9041447022

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