This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST51NW YEOVIL CP PRESTON ROAD (West side)
1/71 No 132, (The Old House ) (formerly known as Glencote)
Cottage, possibly of C16 with major C17 alterations. Random local Stone, with end pilasters under gable copings: Early roof frame under Thatch, two end chimney stacks. Two storeys. Random front elevation with off-centre 6-panelled door in arched recess of uncertain date. Simple modern 2 - and 3- light casements, set under reconstructed stone lintols at ground floor level. 2-storey extension to West with random stone wall, Welsh slated roof, stone ridge and ornamental finial to West gable coping: arched opening with garage doors at ground level. Simple timber casement windows - that to ground floor has arched stone head. Interior not seen. Thought to be a Somerset - plan cottage of three rooms in line, with cross passage, reduced in length in C17; later a C19 coath house was incorporated with the House. For full description of roof structure (Gilson, R.G. Report in N.M.R.).
Listing NGR: ST5405416325
© Mr Brian Haigh. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Haigh, Brian
Rights Holder: Haigh, Brian
Slate, Stone, Thatch, Medieval House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Domestic, Dwelling, Cross Passage House, Coach House, Transport, Road Transport Site
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