LAUREL COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056871
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
LAUREL COTTAGE, SHIREMOOR HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
LAUREL COTTAGE, SHIREMOOR HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Merriott
National Grid Reference:
ST 44615 12920

Details

ST4412 MERRIOTT CP SHIREMOOR HILL (East side) 9/155 Laurel Cottage

GV II

Detached cottage. C16, reshaped early C18. Ham stone roughly cut and squared, ashlar dressings; thatched roof between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. 'L'-plan: 2 storeys, 3 bays. All 3-light horizontal-bar casement windows with timber lintols except ground floor bay 3, which is a 3-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window in chamfered recess with label. Between bays 2/3 a 6-panel door hung on medium frame in plain opening, under timber and slated hood; single-light chamfered surround window inserted to left. Further casement windows in south gable. At rear, a door with heavy timber shouldered-head frame. Interior not seen, but reported is a cross-passage plan; the interior altered; but chamfered crossbeams with simple runout stops survive; roof frame contains an adapted jointed cruck, and a closed post-and-truss structure with cambered collar. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, June 1976).

Listing NGR: ST4461512920

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262405
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in March, (1983)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/08916/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Fred Ballam. Source Historic England Archive
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