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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: 1057114



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: 30-Aug-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263823

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WEST COKER CP EAST STREET (South side) ST5113 9/265 No.26 (Cross House) (formerly listed as Cross Farm) 19.4.61 GV II

House, C17 origins, refronted in late C18. Ham stone ashlar; hipped Welsh slate roof, brick chimneyy stacks. 'L'-shape plan, 2-storeys, symmetrical 3-bay North front. Plinth, rusticated quoins, band course and eaves course; 3-light stone framed windows with beaded and architraved surrounds; blocked central architraved doorway with two 2-light windows to either side. Matching 4-bay return wing to rear. Interior not seen. Comprehensive VAG Report refers to C18 penelling in dining room and of C18 fireplaces; also deep chamfered beams with step and run off stops. House of the Randell family for more than 300 years; in mid C18 Joseph was the villages major sailcloth maker, hemp and flax dealer: his son Israel founded the nearby twine works (qv). (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1973).

Listing NGR: ST5191513456

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1973)

National Grid Reference: ST 51915 13456


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