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County Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Selwood, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1881 / 51°11'16"N

Longitude: -2.2883 / 2°17'17"W

OS Eastings: 379945

OS Northings: 143242

OS Grid: ST799432

Mapcode National: GBR 0SX.J80

Mapcode Global: VH97M.9D3L

Entry Name: County Cottage

Listing Date: 1 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313366

Location: Selwood, Mendip, Somerset, BA12

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Selwood

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: The Deverills and Horningsham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 74 SE
(west side)
2/145 County Cottage


Part in Selwood CP, Somerset. Cottage orne. 1803 by Jeffry
Wyatville for 2nd Marquess of Bath. Coursed rubble stone, hipped
thatched roof, pair of diagonally set ashlar stacks. Cross plan,
two of the arms are three-sided. Single storey and attic, 2-
windowed; casements; Tudor-arched doorway under thatched canopy
on rustic posts, C20 planked door, two cross window with hoodmoulds
to right, 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement and pointed
lancet to first floor, gables with wavy barge boards. Left return
has C20 steel casement and cross window with hoodmould. Right
return has 1-light hollow-chamfered casement to left, gabled
projecting bay to centre has cross window to ground floor and 2-
light recessed chamfered mullioned casement with hoodmould to first
floor, wavy barge boards. Rear has flat-roofed C20 extension and
2-light casement to gabled dormer.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (June 1985). Situated
along the west drive to Longleat House, astride the County boundary
of Wiltshire and Somerset.

Listing NGR: ST7994543242

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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