ORCHARD COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308308

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: 13, HIGHER STREET

Statutory Address: 15, HIGHER STREET

Statutory Address: ORCHARD COTTAGE, 15A, HIGHER STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 13, HIGHER STREET

Statutory Address: 15, HIGHER STREET

Statutory Address: ORCHARD COTTAGE, 15A, HIGHER STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Merriott

National Grid Reference: ST 44600 13084

Summary

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History

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Details

ST41SW MERRIOTT CP HIGHER STREET (North-west side)

2/122 Nos 13, 15 and and 15a (Orchard Cottage)

GV II

Three cottages. No 15 probably C16, No 13 an adaptation of c1700, No 15a a C19 conversion of an outhouse. Ham stone, some coursed rubble, some roughly cut and squared, ashlar dressings; thatched roofs with plain gables, hipped on angle; brick chimney stacks, 'L'-plan, 2 storeys. South, roadside, elevation of No 13, 2 bars. Mullioned windows to ground floor; lower bay 1 slightly chamfered without label, bay 2 a 4-light ovolo-mould in wave-mould recess with label; to first floor 2 small 3-light casements set into thatch. Plain doorway between bays, up 4 steps. West flank has 2 bays of casement windows of 3 and 4 lights, with untidy joint between Nos 13 and 15. East gable has boarded door in heavy frame and single-light casement, then a rendered outshut with segmental-arched casement. East flank of rear wing (Nos 15 and 15a) has casement windows, those to No 15a being earlier leaded casements with iron-framed opening lights; C20 doors; flat roofed extension to north end of No 15a. Interiors not seen, but reported is an 8-bay bead and panel ceiling, adaped or reused, in No 13, with moulded timber bead to fireplace, gable corner winding stair with solid oak triangular section treads, post and panel screen; two cambered-arched doorways, one in No 13 and one in No 15: jointed cruck trusses to No 15, collar trusses to No 13, smoke blackening in No 15. (SSAVBRG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1982).

Listing NGR: ST4460013084

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 262372

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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