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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: 1060464



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Norton Fitzwarren

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270651

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5/143 Castle Cottage


Cottage. Late medieval, altered C16 and C17. Roughcast over cob and rubble, thatched roof hipped to left, brick stack right gable end and left of cross passage. Plan: open hall, internal jetty inserted, ceiled to 3 ceil and cross passage, One and a half storeys, late C19 early C20 casements, 3-light dormer left in roof space with double Roman tiled sill, ground floor 2 and 3-light casements left of entrance, single storeys triple Roman tiled one bay extension right, recessed C20 plank Door. Interior not seen. Notable for exposed internal jetty at upper end; also said to contain franked partitions, depressed 4 centre arched doorway to inner room, chamfered beams with step and runout stops, moulded lintel to cross passage fireplace, roof trusses partly rebuilt. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1980; SANHS Proccedings, Vol 126, 1982).

Listing NGR: ST2009826963

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 126, (1982)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1980)

National Grid Reference: ST 20098 26963


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