HIGHWAY COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308338
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
HIGHWAY COTTAGE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHWAY COTTAGE, 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:
Merriott
National Grid Reference:
ST 44473 12831

Details

ST4412 MERRIOTT CP CHURCH STREET (South side)

9/118 Highway Cottage

GV II

Semi-detached cottage. Circa 1600 origins, modified. Local stone rubble, colourwashed; thatched roof with stepped coped south gable, half-hipped to north: central brick chimney stack. Two storeys, 2 bays irregular fenestration. Small casement windows, 3-light ground floor, with keystoned lintol bay 1 and timber lintol bay 2. 2-light first floor cutting into thatch. Between bays a C19 door in plain opening protected by rustic timber and hipped thatched porch. Some exposed timbers alongside upper windows. Further small casement window in west gable. Interior not seen, but reported is a 3-room cross-passage plan: main fireplace in the hall; timber-framed chimney; collar trusses, some frame filling. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1977). Attached to north west corner, and set at right angles, a C19 cottage, apparently now incorporated to form one house.

Listing NGR: ST4447312831

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262368
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1977)

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: 22 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08916/05
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