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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: 1115367



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


District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Combe Hay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32438

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10/24 Watercress Cottage 1.2.56 G.V. II*

House. Dated 1624 on internal plasterwork. Rubble with freestone quoins; double Roman tiled roof with coped raised verges. Single storey and attics in 2 steep gabled dormers with finials. 2 bays: 2-, 3- and 4-light casement windows in ovolo moulded mullions, surrounds and lintels; triple relieving arches (with third arch over lower two arches) over ground floor window at left and door, and double relieving arches over first floor windows. Studded plank door to centre, in ovolo moulded surround and with strap hinges with fleur-de- lys ends. Single storey lean-to at right. Interior. Ground floor left room (the hall): freestone fire surround with ovolo moulded lintel, enriched cornice and moulded mantelshelf; above is a relief frieze of coarsely moulded figures, a central escutcheon and a fleur-de-lys. Ovolo and hollow moulded beams; other stop-chamfered beams. Rear winder stair. First floor left room (the hall chamber): plaster overmantel with mannered Ionic columns, dated TW/P and 16/24, enriched plasterwork with rosette teardrop motifs and enriched lintel with egg and dart cornice and decorative frieze. An interesting vernacular building with unusual details.

Listing NGR: ST7339059939

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National Grid Reference: ST 73390 59939


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