THE WILDERNESS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307459
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
THE WILDERNESS, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE WILDERNESS, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Lopen
National Grid Reference:
ST 42640 14389

Details

ST4214 LOPEN CP CHURCH STREET (North side)

8/48 The Wilderness

GV II

Detached cottage. C17 and later. Ham stone rubble with ashlar dressings; thatched roof with plain east gable, stepped coped gable to west; brick chimney sticks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, without labels, 3-light lower bay 2 and 2-light lower bay 3, with 3-light horizontal bar casements to bay 1 and upper by 2; to upper bay 3 a 3-light rectangular-leaded-casement of C18 pattern; blocked doorway between bays 1/2, and slight break-back to bay 3 which is set slightly higher and may represent a C18 addition. East gable has two 3-light mullioned windows, the lower with label, with further 2-light window without label in rear outshut, beyond which is a cambered-arched doorway in a single-storey extension, presumably relocated. Interior not seen, but reported are narrow- chamfered beams with step and runout stops, collar trussed roof; timber framed partition between 2 parts of house; timber-framed firehood with partly timber-framed fireplace under; unusual carved corbel or post head in west section, ground floor. (SSAVBRG Report, unpublished SR0, 1982).

Listing NGR: ST4264014389

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
264130
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Somerset and South Avon Vernacular Building Research Group Report' in Somerset and South Avon Vernacular Building Research Group Report, (1982)

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 Apr 2003
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