Banbury Cottage and front boundary walling


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Listed Building
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Date first listed:
Statutory Address:
Banbury Cottage, 53, Lower Street, Merriott, TA16 5NN


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Statutory Address:
Banbury Cottage, 53, Lower Street, Merriott, TA16 5NN

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

South Somerset (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 44496 12384


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/04/2020

ST4412 9/128

MERRIOTT CP LOWER STREET (north side) No 53, Banbury Cottage and front boundary walling,

(formerly listed as No 53 (Banbury Farmhouse) and front boundary walling)

GV II Semi-detached house. Late C17/early C18, Ham stone ashlar; thatched roof with coped west gable; brick chimney stick. Two storeys with attic, two bays. To ground floor a four-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window in wave-mould recess with label. To first floor, ovolo-mould mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, three-light without labels. To lower bay two a flat-arched doorway with ovolo-and-wave mould surround, under a label, with a C20 door. Some C20 windows in west gable, but a two-light ovolo-mullioned window with label to attic. Flat roofed extension to rear.

Interior not seen.

About 2 metres in front of house, with return to south-west corner, a near-ashlar stone boundary wall about one metre high, with angled coping, with gap opposite doorway having a pair of wrought-iron gates with arrowhead rails and curved braces. Apparently of same build as No 55, (qv) attached to north-east side: possibly all one house formerly.

Listing NGR: ST4449612384


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/08916/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Fred Ballam. Source Historic England Archive
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