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

South Somerset (District Authority)
West Coker
National Grid Reference:
ST 52137 13382


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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1972).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


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'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1972)


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

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Date: 14 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/08205/07
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