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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: 1057559



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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Elworthy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264765

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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 Formerly known as Willett Farmhouse, (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1980).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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 10497 33650


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