Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057559

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1984

Statutory Address: COWMANS COTTAGE


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Statutory Address: COWMANS COTTAGE

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Elworthy

National Grid Reference: ST 10497 33650



9/8 Cowmans Cottage


- II

Farmhouse. Late C15, altered early C17, C19 cider cellar added, restored late C20. Red sandstone random rubble, catslide roof left of doorway, asbestos slate bitumen covered to right of tall external stone stack, brick stack left gable end. Plan: open hall with low partitions, ceiled and stair turret with adjoining single cell added, now 3 cell and cross passage with cider cellar incorporated as kitchen. 2-storey, 2-bay block right of external stack, C20 2-light casements many paned window below wooden lintel inserted end bay right, left unlit catslide roof over addition with tiny lancet in re-entrant angle, shouldered wooden doorframe, plank door. Similar doorcase on rear elevation. Interior: stone spiral stairs in addition with peaked door frame to room beside, chamfered bressumer to fireplace with corn drying kiln to right, bread oven right, lateral beams, chamfered wooden lintel to lateral fireplace, 3 pair of jointed crucks, wattle and daub partition on first floor with remains of plaster panel dated 164? said to survive on one partition but not sighted. Formerly known as Willett Farmhouse, (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1980).

Listing NGR: ST1049733650


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 264765

Legacy System: LBS


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

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