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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: 1056966



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Seavington St. Michael

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264169

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Detached cottage, apparently once divided. Circa 1600 origins, modified. Ham stone rubble; thatched roof between stepped coped gables; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. Two storeys, four bays. Horizontal-bar casement windows, 4-light bay 1 and 3-light bays 3 and 4, all with timber lintels, the window to upper bay 1 set into the thatch, where the eaves over bays 1 and 2 is set lower: to bay 2 a boarded door in heavy frame, and similar door in deep recess left of bay 4. Timber leanto against west gable and linking covered wing on east gable. 0utshut to rear. Interior not seen, but reported is a 3-room cross-passage plan of what was probably a single-storey house originally, with stair and main fireplace alongside the passage; fireplace has one side timber-framed, with timber-framed smoke hood above, and the central room has a 6-panel beamed ceiling; oven on northwest corner, probably of later date; roof trusses of early collar and tie beam type, closed posts. Enclosing a small garden, about 1.2 metres deep, to bays 3 and 4 only a low stone wall with wrought-iron spearpoint railings, having arch-braced urn-cap finials, matching gate opposite bay 4 door, carved returns to each end, adding to setting of the house, which was formerly the village bakery, and which later served as a Post 0ffice. (VAG Report, unpublished SR0, January 1979).

Listing NGR: ST4098715215

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in January, (1979)

National Grid Reference: ST 40987 15215


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