Orchard Cottage

3 Nov 2002
Orchard Cottage, Regent Street, Bradford On Tone, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4 1HB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

The following buildings shall be added to the list:- ST 12 SE BRADFORD-ON-TONE REGENT STREET 5/208 Orchard Cottage


House. Late medieval with early/mid C16 and later alterations.

Rendered, over uncoursed limestone rubble; half-hipped thatch roof; brick ridge stack and two C18/C19 brick to rear. Open-hall plan with service bay to left and parlour bay to right; floor and stack backing onto through-passage inserted in early/mid C16.

Thatched porch; C20 casements, those to upper floor in eyebrow, dormers. C16 chamfered 2-light wood-mullioned window lighting stairs to rear. Interior: two obscured late medieval cruck trusses over hall and service end; parlour end has heavy rectangular joints on thick beams. Hall has C16 quartered ceiling with moulded beams; C16 chamfered elliptical-arched doorframe with coverstrips to plank door between stack and winder stairs; heavy chamfered bressummer with moulded mantleshelf over open fireplace; chamfered and arched doorframe to parlour.

Listing NGR: ST1726922857


This is part of the Series: IOE\Reed_Gillian IOE Records for Reed, Gillian; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mrs Gillian Reed. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Reed, Gillian

Rights Holder: Reed, Gillian


Brick, Limestone, Render, Rubble, Thatch, Timber, Medieval Cruck House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Open Hall House, Hall House, Cross Passage House