Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056295

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

Statutory Address: 28-35


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Statutory Address: 28-35

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Milborne Port

National Grid Reference: ST 66746 18832


ST6618 WILBORNE PORT CP NEWTOWN (North West corner)

11/172 Nos 28 to 35 (inclusive)



Angle terrace of 8 cottages. c1818. Local stone rubble coursed; Thatched hipped and half-hipped roofs nos 33-35; asbestos cement slates no 28; corrugated iron nos 29-30; brick chimney stacks, some rendered and other modified, 'L' plan block with curved ridge, as nos 19-27 (QV). Two storeys, most houses only one bay. No 28 now 2 bays, having lean-to single storey extension to South gable; upper storey in the projecting main gable rendered; plain casement windows, late door to side: this house enlarged substantially at rear. No 29 apparently absorbed into 28. No 30 has C20 plain casement windows and late C20 stone and corrugated asbestos sheet porch with 8 panel door. No 31 is similar, but with rendered doors to porch and glazed aluminium door. No 32 has plain casements and earlier boarded door, nos 30-32 have segmental arched heads to lower windows & no 32 has segmental arched doorway. No 33 is the corner house with projecting chamfered gable, with leaded steel casement windows and corner porch shared with no 34, which has a casement below and a steel window above. No 35 has 2 bays, with lean-to porch in South East corner, bay 1 projects, with mid C20 small pane casement windows, but over the porch is a leaded semi-circular casement one of the few surviving original windows. Interiors not seen. Newtown is a planned layout, of c1818, with originally some 80 thatched cottages; it is said to have originated as a vote-catching scheme. This terrace although altered, retains a few original details not seen elsewhere, and helps to illustrate the original concept. Primarily included for group value.

Listing NGR: ST6674618832


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 261909

Legacy System: LBS

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