Lower Staunton / Staunton Cottage

2 Oct 1999
Lower Staunton, Staunton Lane, Minehead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24 6EP
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Staunton Cottage, Staunton Lane, Minehead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24 6EP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SS9744 STAUNTON LANE, Alcombe 900-1/5/148 (West side) 04/07/52 Staunton Cottage


Formerly known as: Lower Staunton STAUNTON LANE Alcombe. Cottage, at a right-angle to the lane. C16 or early C17, altered and extended in C18. Cob on rubblestone, thatched roof hipped to left, gabled to right, with snecked rubblestone stack (formerly external) to former right gable end. Thatched rubblestone left-hand wing. 2-unit plan with C18 lower 2-storey wing to the left. 2 storeys; 1-window range. Timber lintels over late C19 windows and doors, the entrance to the return of the C18 wing, a former wash-house, facing the lane. The room above has access from inside the cottage. INTERIOR: 3 stop-chamfered cross-beams and oak lintel to open fire to the ground-floor right, now blocked. C19 stairs. The roof is plastered but one truss and 2 windbraces of probable C16 structure are exposed.

Listing NGR: SS9744944828


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1662 IOE Records taken by R M Rayner; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr R.M Rayner. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Rayner, R.M

Rights Holder: Rayner, R.M


Cob, Rubble, Thatch, Timber, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Dwelling, Jacobean Wash House, Health And Welfare