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Oak Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Widcombe, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3723 / 51°22'20"N

Longitude: -2.3511 / 2°21'3"W

OS Eastings: 375659

OS Northings: 163756

OS Grid: ST756637

Mapcode National: GBR 0QJ.SJ6

Mapcode Global: VH96M.6RFV

Entry Name: Oak Cottage

Listing Date: 20 December 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1405775

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Widcombe

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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House, attached in pair. Mid-C19. House to left not included.


House attached in pair. Mid-C19.

MATERIALS: Limestone ashlar with a slate roof.

PLAN: Single-depth wide frontage plan, house on a slightly offset plinth in squared and coursed work, set across the steep slope of a hill, last bay to right added.

EXTERIOR: It has two storeys and three bays. There is a window to each bay and a mid-height stair window between the left-hand bays. All are original sashes with sliding louvred shutters. The bay to the right is an addition to the original range; at the junction there is a wide plank door, and to the right a small single and a two-light casement. Beyond the plain, coped-gabled right-hand end is a garage with pantiled roof. There are three ashlar stacks, one at each end and one at the junction between parts. Gables are coped and on kneelers. The rear has three widely spaced twelve-pane windows at each level, with one two-panel door with arched heads.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

The attached house to the left is not of special interest and is not included.


A modest cottage constructed in two phases in the mid-C19.

Reasons for Listing

* Architectural interest: the building is a modest cottage which retains its external period detailing, and unusually, its fenestration, with sash windows flanked by sliding louvred shutters.

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