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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: 1057109



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Coker

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263816

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WEST COKER CP EAST STREET (North side) ST5213 10/258 No.27 (Berners) 19.4.61 II

Cottage. Dated 1733. Ham stone ashlar on rubble plinth; thatch between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. 2-storeys, symmetrical 3-bays. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows with leaded lights, the upper windows incorporating some old glass, metal opening lights of varying ages - ground floor windows of 3-lights; upper 2-lights; continuous label to ground floor interupted by segmental pediment over central doorway, in the panel of which is inscribed "1733 William and Mary Barter"; early plain boarded door in plain chamfered opening, 3 steps up. Single light window with label in East gable, 2-light to West gable with extended hood mould. Interior has old fireplace with intact ovens in East wall with stone spiral staircase alongside; another small stone fireplace of C18 in West wall; fielded panelling to dadoes and window seats; deep chamfered beams with runout stops, '6'-frame collar trusses, elm floorboards; partitions in early positions; modern rear windows. The Barters (or Barton, Church Register) married in 1733, and quoted as having 'rebuilt the said dwelling house'. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST5213713382

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1972)

National Grid Reference: ST 52137 13382


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