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

Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
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National Grid Reference:
SS 86514 47840



3/88 Nos 1-5 (Consec) Gibraltar Cottages

- II

Row of 5 cottages. Probably C17 with later modification, especially to windows. Nos 1 and 2 are limewashed cob, the remainder are rubble, limewashed to front only; thatched roofs. The row is of two or more builds, has a cross-gabled wing projecting forward at the left end, and Nos 1 and 2 set at a slight angle to the remainder. The backs of the property show the early origins, and include 3 large external eaves stacks. Mainly 2 storeys, but 2 storeys with attic to Nos 4 and 5. Nos 1 and 2, 4-windowed, two at ground floor said to be C17 or C18 cross- mullioned and leaded, others of C20; there is a door on the return elevation and another under a flat hood on consoles centre on the 3 right-end windows. No 3 is 2-windowed, the upper ones to eyebrows and all later wood casements; plain central door. No 4 has small attic window in 4 panes about 400mm deep, other windows, 2 per floor are C20 steel casements. Two doors, one plain and one half glazed. No 5 projects with half-hipped gable and is one-windowed with a 3-light under two 2-light wood casements with glazing bars; to left a glazed door within a C20 glazed porch. On the right return are pigeon openings. This cottage has a central stone and brick stack. Nos 4 and 5 re-windowed to rear. A modest row, maintaining considerable early fabric and dominant forms, especially at the back, in an important townscape location.

Listing NGR: SS8651447840


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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: 19 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/02508/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr R.M Rayner. Source Historic England Archive
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