CANCOT MAY COTTAGE ROSAMUNDE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307619
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
CANCOT, ANSFORD HILL
Statutory Address:
MAY COTTAGE, ANSFORD HILL
Statutory Address:
ROSAMUNDE, ANSFORD HILL

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Ordnance survey map of CANCOT
MAY COTTAGE
ROSAMUNDE
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Location

Statutory Address:
CANCOT, ANSFORD HILL
Statutory Address:
MAY COTTAGE, ANSFORD HILL
Statutory Address:
ROSAMUNDE, ANSFORD HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Ansford
National Grid Reference:
ST 64012 33121

Details

ANSFORD CP ANSFORD HILL (North side) ST63SW 1/11 Cancot, May Cottage and Rosamunde (previously listed as Leancot, Cottage between Leancot and Rossmund Cottage, and Rossmund Cottage) 3.10.73 GV II

Row of Cottages, formerly for flaxspinners. Late C18. Cary stone rubble, roughly coursed; double Roman clay tile roof, coped west gable, abutment at east end; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys. Cancot of 3 bays; 2-light small-pane casement windows, except lower bay 3, which has a steel casement, all under timber lintols; to lower bay 2 a part glazed door with timber and corrugated iron roof: a plaque on this house states that it was a memorial gift to Castle Cary Museum in 1976. May Cottage of 2 bays; above a 2-light small-pane casement in bay 1, to bay 2 at both levels 2-light horizontal bar casements; left of bay 1 a boarded door in heavy frame. Rosamunde has 3 bays; 3-light horizontal bar casement windows, except for upper bay 1, which has a 2-light small-pane casement, and upper bay 2, which is blank; to lower bay 1 a lean-to porch with boarded door. Interiors not seen. Charles Donne started a twine spinning and sailcloth business in these cottages in 1797, relocating to bigger premises in Castle Cary in 1818. Attached to east gable is Wychwood Cottage (qv) with which these properties form a good group. (M McGarvie; Castle Cary: Avalon Industries, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST6401733119

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261944
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
McGarvie, M , Castle Cary Avalon Industries, (1980)

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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