TIMBER STORE AT FORMER CANAL BASIN, NOW IN GROUNDS OF LAUREL COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056911
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
TIMBER STORE AT FORMER CANAL BASIN, NOW IN GROUNDS OF LAUREL COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TIMBER STORE AT FORMER CANAL BASIN, NOW IN GROUNDS OF LAUREL COTTAGE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Hambridge and Westport
National Grid Reference:
ST 38424 19798

Details

ST31NE BARRINGTON CP WESTPORT

5/140 Timber store at former canal basin, now in grounds of Laurel Cottage

28.10.87

GV II

Timber store. Circa 1836. Coursed and squared lias plinth, projecting lias band at first floor level, brick to first floor; consisting of 5 tall openings to each face, imposts, segmental heads, one archway open with paired blank doors and strap hinges, brick dentil eaves cornice, high pyamidal slate roof. Square on plan, ground floor used as stabling for barge horses, upper floor for drying timber, formerly open archways, to allow freeflow of air through the building. Ground floor of roadside with 4 small segmental-headed window openings, 3 blocked, one with a 2-light casement, glazing missing, to right segmental head door opening with plank doors. C20 lean-to outshuts are not of special interest. Part of an important complex of structures forming a canal basin. Presently used for light industry. Part of former Westport Canal.

Listing NGR: ST3842419798

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
264333
Legacy System:
LBS

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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