Nos 8 And 10 And Attached Wall / 8 And 10 Church Steps

16 Aug 1999
Nos 8 And 10 And Attached Wall, 8 And 10 Church Steps, Minehead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24 5JS
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8 And 10 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 900-1/3/20 (North side) 04/07/52 Nos.8 AND 10 and attached wall (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STEPS Nos.8 AND 10)


2 attached houses. C16, made into 2 houses in C18/19 and C20. Painted render over rubblestone; thatched roof with brick stacks to left gable end and to plain-tiled lean-to to the right (No.8); painted coursed rubblestone; lateral stack to No.8 which has a brick shaft and small fire-window to the right return. 3-unit plan on a sloping site with a stair turret to rear right and a lateral stack to the front right. 2 storeys; 3-window range. C20 casement windows of 2- and 3-lights, 2 to the left in half-dormers. To the left-of-centre, No.10 has a C20 door and a hipped thatched porch. The C20 door to No.8 is in a rubblestone lean-to single-storey extension. The rear, in St Michael's Road, is blank with a stair turret to No.8. INTERIOR: No.10: the first and ground floors are altered. 2 solid rubblestone walls in the roof space indicate that the party wall was formerly to the right. A single massive pegged truss (tie beam not seen) to the right of the door (over No.8) has a trenched purlin to the rear and wheat-straw thatch. Interior of No.8 not inspected but said to have an open fireplace, exposed beams and a newel stair. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a high rubblestone wall attached to the right extends for approx 30m.

Listing NGR: SS9664246768


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


Render, Rubble, Thatch, Tile, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Domestic, Dwelling, Wall, Barrier