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South Somerset (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 49815 16899


ST4916 MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (South side) 8/113 No. 17 (The Milk House) 19.4.61 GV II Semi-detached house, possibly divided formerly, now house and restaurant. C17 and later. Ham stone ashlar, with some cut and squared work; main block has Welsh slate roof over stone slate base courses, with stepped coped east gable and continuation to west; brick chimney stacks on stone bases. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys with attic, 3-bay north elevation. Hollow- chamfer mullioned windows of 3 lights set in chamfered recesses, with labels to lower windows, all windows having rectangular leaded panes; to lower bay 2 a near-triangular chamfered arched doorway with old boarded door under stone hood on corbel brackets, with footscraper to right: bays 1 and 2 are ashlar, bay 3 rougher work. East gable has similar doorway and hood, partly blocked and a window inserted; to first floor a 2-light mullioned window with label, and blocked oculus window to attic. Lower extension to rear under double Roman clay tiled roof, in two sections; the first in rubble stonework having a blocked doorway with timber lintol, then a cruciform chamfered mullioned and transomed window under label, with 'Milk House' incised on lintol (to avoid paying window tax)- this section apparently later raised in height; second section modified in C20; 2 bays of 2-light plain mullioned windows, with cambered-arched doorway with pair boarded doors lower bay 2. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4981316881


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

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Date: 15 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12360/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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