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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: 1057989



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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Selworthy

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Jan-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265530

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SS9146 SELWORTHY CP SELWORTHY VILLAGE 26/112 Nos 1 and 2 Rectory Cottage (formerly listed as 2 separate items: Rectory Cottage and cottage adjoining) 22.5.69

GV II Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. C17 altered subsequently. Rendered over rubble and cob, exposed cob on rear elevation, hipped thatched roof, lateral stack with circular stack centre left, rebuilt stone stack above entrance to No 1. Plan: not clear without internal inspection, appears to be 3 cell with lobby entry, possibly enlarged right of stack and entrance resited. One and a half storeys, 2:2 bays; first floor eyebrow dormers, C20 wooden casements left of stack, 3 and 2-light leaded iron casements right, ground floor entrance end bay left with side light, projecting slate roofed bay with C20 3-light wooden casement (formerly a shop) right of stack leaded 2-light iron casement, C20 porch, 2 windows beyond. The second dormer right is flanked by 2 fleur-de-lys incised in the plaster and painted black, there is a spade or inverted heart below end dormer right. A rare survival of a probably once common form of decoration on vernacular cottages. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: SS9180346745

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National Grid Reference: SS 91795 46751


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