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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.


List entry Number: 1307738



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Corfe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270965

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CORFE CP ST2319 CORFE VILLAGE 12/22 Nos 1-3 Church Cottages (consecutive) 26.6.75 GV II Cottage with detached agricultural building, or possibly a longhouse, now 3 cottages. C17 altered early-mid C19.Rendered over rubble, blue lias returns, thatched roofs half hipped to left and on cross wing riqht, swept down as catslide to form verandah in centre, roofridge drops down between 2 central brick stacks, another brick stack rising from eaves on right return. Irregular plan: left agricultural building now 2-cell and cross passage dwelling linked with narrow room between stacks to shallow L-plan of two 2-cell dwellings, shallow projecting wing right. One and a half storeys, irregular fenestration and wall breaks forward centre to right of tallest stack, all wooden C19 Tudor arch headed casements with leading, 3-light rising from eaves left, dormer in roof space centre right, window in cross wing right, ground floor left 3-light windows flanking entrance to No 1, similar casement right of entrance to No 2, another 3-light on ground floor of wing, (No 3 entered from rear), C20 door with thatched porch left, studded plank door centre, irregular 3-bay verandah with wooden porch. Interior not seen, said to contain in No 3 4-panelled compartment ceiling with steeply chamfered beams, spiral stair beside modern grate and unheated coeval room at rear; No 2 with stud and panel screen rear wall projecting with stair turret lit by stone lancet window, shallow peaked door frame to passage running behind stack; No 1 featureless. The irregularity of building was deliberately emphasised in the C19 to achieve a picturesque effect. (V46 Report, unpublished SRfI, February 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2320719658

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in February, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 23207 19658


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