SMUGGLERS' COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206971
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Sep-1994
Statutory Address:
SMUGGLERS' COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALLS, 6, CHURCH STEPS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
SMUGGLERS' COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALLS, 6, CHURCH STEPS

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Minehead
National Grid Reference:
SS 96666 46744

Details

MINEHEAD

SS9646 CHURCH STEPS 900-1/3/18 (East side) 04/07/52 No.6 Smugglers' Cottage and attached walls (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STEPS (East side) No.6)

GV II

Shown on OS map as No.8. House. Probably early C17. Colour-washed cob on a rubblestone base with a large lateral stack to the front, off-set below and above the eaves, and a very tall C20 brick shaft; hipped thatched roof. 3-unit plan with passage to right of hall and lower end to right; jointed cruck over the passage; late medieval open hall with inserted C17 front lateral stack to left of through passage. Pantiled outshut to the rear right. 2 storeys on a sloping site; 2-window range. To the left are two C19 two-light casement windows to both floors, the cills of those on the ground floor at ground level; to the right of the stack is a C20 door with a C19 two-light casement window to the right of it. INTERIOR: open fireplace to lateral stack with timber bressummer (probably later); jointed cruck over the passage has ridge purlin set on tenoned apex with splayed scarf joints to the purlins; upper side of truss (originally closed) and ridge purlin are smoke-blackened. C17 truss with ridge-in-notch to 2-bay lower end. Rafters with bark, support wheat straw thatch. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: rubblestone walls approx 2m high extend approx 7m to the left and 5m to the right. One of the least altered vernacular houses in Minehead.

Listing NGR: SS9666646744

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
391153
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00060/05
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