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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1056871



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Merriott

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262405

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


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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, June 1976).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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 44615 12920


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