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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: 1251565



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stocklinch

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264015

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6/112 Brakes Cottage


Detached cottage. Possibly C14/C15 origins, modified C16. Local stone rubble, some colourwashed brick possibly replacing or lining cob, and one rendered portion; thatched roof with plain gables; brick chimney stacks. Single storey with attic, 4 bays. Horizontal-bar casement windows to all but bay 1, of 3, 3 and 1 lights, with a 3-light above bay 2 and a 5-light above bay 3; bay 1 has a small-pane single-light casement; C20 boarded door in new frame right of bay 2, with timber and single bracketted porch. C20 windows in west gable: east gable may be cob below, and above is an exposed frame truss with rendered panels, set well back and exposing parts of a cruck frame. Inside, the remains of another cruck frame adapted later to a jointed cruck type, and post-and- truss bays; wattle and daubed framed partitioning survives with a shouldered head doorframe, chamfered on one side; wide central fireplace with projecting oven and later pattern smoke hood, the fireplace having a very high lintel set on posts. (Austin, and Hall, The Medieval Rouses of Stocklinch, SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST3840417484

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National Grid Reference: ST 38404 17484


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