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Knapp Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lopen, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9273 / 50°55'38"N

Longitude: -2.8167 / 2°49'0"W

OS Eastings: 342695

OS Northings: 114523

OS Grid: ST426145

Mapcode National: GBR MF.PVLP

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZN.JGD

Entry Name: Knapp Cottage

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264134

Location: Lopen, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Lopen

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Lopen

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


8/52 Knapp Cottage



Detached house. Built between 1822 and 1833. Ham stone, rendered and ashlar- lined with ashlar dresings, rear extension
in local stone roughly cut and squared; Welsh slate roof between coped gables, behind parapet on south elevation; brick
chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 3-bay south elevation. Plinth, cornice, plain parapet with moulded coving,
rusticated quoins: 16-pane sash windows in plain openings; to lower bay 2 a fully glazed door in semi-circular arched
opening with radial-glazed fanlight, protected by open stone porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters, plain entablature
and flat roof. Attached to east gable is a greenhouse/conservatory; west gable has pairs of sash windows, 16-and
12-pane below and 16-and 8-pane above, then northwards an extension wing, probably slightly later in date, 3 bays with
matching sash windows, and in lower bay nearest main block a doorway having 6-panelled door in deep recess, framed by
architrave and pedimented hood on console brackets. Interior not seen. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4269514523

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