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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: 1057166



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hardington Mandeville

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: 263742

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4/184 Grass Hill (formerly listed as Grass Hill Cottage) 19.4.61

- II

Cottage. C17 or earlier. Local stone with Ham stone dressings, all whitewashed; thatch; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. 3- room through passage plan; single storey with attics, 4-bays with 2- bay extension to North. Hollow chamfer mullioned window with rectangular leaded panes 4-light wide, under label, to bay-1; a similar window without label to bay-2; thatch and stone C20 porch to old boarded door in heavy frame to bay-3; leaded casements lower bay-4 and upper bay-1, remainder leaded steel windows set into thatch remains of an interesting framework for possibly a C18 dormer to bays -3 and -4. North extension tiled, with C20 casements. Interior not seen, but reported are three jointed cruck trusses with posts complete, smoke blackening in roof and some wattle and daub partitioning, some chamfered beans with step and runout stops, some solid oak stairs. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1980)

Listing NGR: ST5111111465

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1980)

National Grid Reference: ST 51111 11465


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