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HIGHWAY COTTAGE

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: HIGHWAY COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1308338

Location

HIGHWAY COTTAGE, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Merriott

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262368

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List entry Description

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History

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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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1977).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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 44473 12831

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