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WEST COKER HOUSE

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.

Name: WEST COKER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1307491

Location

WEST COKER HOUSE, RYEFIELDS CLOSE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Coker

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263880

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WEST COKER RYEFIELDS CLOSE ST 5213322 (east side) 10/322 West Coker House

II

House. Various C18 and C19 builds. Ham stone ashlar and carved work; Welsh slate roof with stone slate base course, main roof hipped with projecting coped gables, some parapets; stone chimney stacks. Two-storeys with attic, 7-bays irregular main facade. Bays -1 to -3 represent an early C19 portion, with plain sash windows with single dividing bars bays -1 and -2, to bay -3 an oval window to ground floor above which is a margined staircase window: bay-4 is the first part of the main block, but seemingly a late C19 addition, with ornamental angled bay window, with plain sashes, and attic window in gable over: bay-5 has margined sashes each level and C20 flat roofed dormer: bay-6, also late C19, projects and has a quasi-shell hood to doorway with two flanking sashes, early art noveau style; above two plain sashes in raised surrounds flanking a coat of arms, then swept string course to decorated attic window: bay-7 probably a C18 fragment, with plain sash below + 12-pane sash above, with eaves cornice. Single storey bay in projection to East, and a possibly refronted C18 outbuilding to West, now offices. Has ownership links with Almshouses (qv) and Cross House (qv): in late C19 was a private school.

Listing NGR: ST5225513332

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National Grid Reference: ST 52255 13332

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