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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: 1059197



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cothelstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-May-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270310

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CUSHUISH 3/99 Russet Way and Doveleys II

Cottage, now divided. Late C16, marly C17, modernized C20. Render over random rubble, slate roof, brick stacks at gable ends and to right of cross passage. 3 cell and cross passage plan. 2-storeys, irregularly placed C20 2 and 3-light casements with small 2-light stair window set slightly to right above original entrance, C20 door, with inserted C20 door end bay left, entrance to "Russet Way", originally the kitchen. Interior; the interesting feature of this house is a corn drying kiln on the left of the now blocked fireplace. Circular about 1.5 metres across, there is a projecting ledge about 300 mm across, about 750 mm from the ground. There is a glazed opening on the South side with 2 blocked openings on the West which would have connected with the hearth. To the right of the fireplace is a bacon curing chamber, with a tiny wooden lancet window, blocked externally. Chamfered beam with runout stops. Fireplace backing onto the cross passage in "Doveleys" modern as are the others, with the original stairs sited to the left. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1980).

Listing NGR: ST1969930329

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 19699 30329


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