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Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 00241 43247



8/1 Keepers Cottage


- II

Toll house, now dwelling. Dated 1738, altered mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, steeply pitched patterned clay tile roof, slight bell-cast, overhanging eaves, sprockets, decorative ridge tiles, brick stacks set in from gable ends. Plan: 2 cell and cross passage, single storey one bay addition right. Two and a half storeys, 3 bays; gabled dormer casements within roof space, first floor Cl9 3-light many paned casements, moulded brick sills, ground floor ground floor 3-light iron casement left and 2 and 3-light casements right of entrance, concrete tile pantiles to right hand windows, clay tiles left, gabled C19 porch with decorative wooden supports on stone plinth, lean-to clay tiled roofed addition right with segmental headed 2-light casement. Left return gable end fronting road, date stone in apex inscribed "IAH 1738", first floor 2 leaded iron casements, ground floor right 3-light ovolo moulded mullioned window with renewed base. Interior not seen. Very similar design to the Bonding Toll House (qvl Dunster CP, dated 1708. Keepers Cottage is thought to be the Paradise Toll House.

Listing NGR: ST0024143247


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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: 03 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/04292/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr R.M Rayner. Source Historic England Archive
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