2 Church Steps / Old Lantern And Attached Rubblestone Wall

16 Aug 1999
2 Church Steps, Minehead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24 5JS
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Old Lantern And Attached Rubblestone Wall, 2 Church Steps, Minehead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24 5JS
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SS9646 CHURCH STEPS 900-1/3/15 (East side) 04/07/52 No.2 Old Lantern and attached rubblestone wall (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STEPS (East side) No.2)


House on corner of Church Steps and Church Street. C17, heightened, extended and altered in mid C19. Colour-washed probably over cob; projecting rubblestone gable with stack to left of door, on north-west facade facing Church Steps; large external stack to south corner in Church Street, partially rendered; C19 rubblestone rear and crested slate roof. 2-unit plan with hall to left of probably originally unheated lower end; C19 rear wing. 2 storeys; 2-window range to both front and left returns. C19 two- and three-light casement windows. To the right of the rubblestone stack on Church Steps is a C19 single-storey rectangular bay with a 2-light casement window and a hipped plain tile roof which extends to the right and forms a porch over the door to the right where it is supported by a C19 bracket. Above it is a late C18/early C19 three-light leaded casement window at eaves level. To the left of the stack is a small leaded window, possibly a fire window. To the far left is a C19 single-storey lean-to with a corrugated-asbestos roof, it has a C20 door and window to the far left. The right return in Church Street has casement windows, 2-light to the first floor and 3-light to the ground floor. The corner is slightly rounded, suggesting a cob construction.

INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a rubblestone retaining wall to the rear garden approx 3m high extends approx 20m along Church Street.

Listing NGR: SS9664846724


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


Rubble, Slate, Asbestos, Cob, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling