Cottage 180 Yards South Of Thornette / Muchelney Pottery

25 Oct 1999
Cottage 180 Yards South Of Thornette, Muchelney, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 0DW
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Muchelney Pottery, Muchelney, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 0DW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MUCHELNEY CP ST42SW THORNEY 8/236 Muchelney Pottery (previously listed as Cottage 180 yards south of Thornette) 17.4.59 GV II

Detached cottage, formerly more than one. C18 or earlier. Local lias stone roughly cut and squared; thatched roof with hipped north end and half-hipped south. brick end chimney stacks. Single storey with attics, 6-bays irregular fenestration. Timber casement windows of 2 and 3 lights with horizontal glazing bars, set under timber lintols; those to bays 2 and 3 have early chamfer-mullioned oak frames, as has attic window bay 3, which has small leaded panes, internal ironwork and iron framed opening light: two other dormers between bays 3/4 and 4/5: between bays 3 and 4 but left of dormer is a porch under thatch with C20 door, with former oven projecting alongside. Inside a through passage, apparently including masonry from Muchelney Abbey, (q.v), laid nearly dry, including one vaulting boss, with an elliptical arched doorway with keystone suggesting an original gable entry. Bay 1 is an outbuilding with stone front wall with C19 door and window, but sides and rear are timber framed on stone plinth, probably C18, clad externally with elm weatherboarding. Interior of house not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4295623488


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1876 IOE Records taken by Graham Slocombe; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Graham Slocombe. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Slocombe, Graham

Rights Holder: Slocombe, Graham


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