The Old Quaker House / Ivy Cottage And Cottage Adjoining Ivy Cottage / Ivy Cottage

3 Oct 1999
The Old Quaker House, North Street, Milverton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4 1LG
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Ivy Cottage And Cottage Adjoining Ivy Cottage, North Street, Milverton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4 1LG
Ivy Cottage, North Street, Milverton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4 1LG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


11/220 Ivy Cottage and The Old Quaker House (formerly listed as Ivy Cottage and Cottage adjoining Ivy Cottage)



Cottage, now divided. Late C16 early C17, extensively modernized C20. Red sandstone random rubble masonry, steeply pitched corrugated iron roof at South end, double Roman tile to North, brick stack set back to left and truncated large external stack, stepped to right on South facade fronting road. Originally a three cell and cross passage plan fronting Mill Lane to West with outhouse at the North end. South elevation fronting road, one and a half storeys, 2 bays; C20 mullion windows, 2-light in gable end, 4-light below, C20 double Roman tiled bay window in angle of chimney breast right, set back first floor 2-light, all under C17 hood moulds, damaged over latter window. There is a round headed entrance to the yard on the right, entrance to Ivy Cottage is underneath on the left. East facade fronting yard, all C20 mullions. At the northern end of the block The Old Quaker House carries a C20 plaque declaring that this site belonged to the Quakers 1780-1872, and was their meeting house until 1855. Interior not viewed. Ivy Cottage interior: chamfered beam in front room with moulded stone jambs of C16 fireplace, possibly reset. An C18 painting of The Meeting House is reproduced in H L Maynard, The Crown Manor and Burgh of Milverton, 1939.

Listing NGR: ST1225525961


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0030 IOE Records taken by G Martine Allmey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs G Martine Allmey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Allmey, G Martine

Rights Holder: Allmey, G Martine


Iron, Rubble, Sandstone, Stone, Tile, Tudor Cross Passage House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart House, Jacobean Domestic, Dwelling, Friends Meeting House, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Nonconformist Meeting House, Place Of Worship, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Oubliette, Unassigned, Building