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Latitude: 50.969 / 50°58'8"N
Longitude: -2.4719 / 2°28'18"W
OS Eastings: 366958
OS Northings: 118944
OS Grid: ST669189
Mapcode National: GBR MW.MCJS
Mapcode Global: FRA 56QK.0SY
Entry Name: The Thatched Cottage
Listing Date: 24 March 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056297
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261916
Location: Milborne Port, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Milborne Port
Built-Up Area: Milborne Port
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST6618 MILBORNE PORT CP NEWTOWN (North side)
11/179 The Thatched Cottage
Cottage, formerly row of 3. Early C19, modifield. Local stone cut and squared, rendered at East end; thatched, with
half hipped gables; octagonal brick chimney stacks with mitred angles; 2 storeys, 4 bays. Casement windows with leaded
lights; to bay 1 a 4-light below and 3-lights above, both with segmental arched heads; to bay 2 a 1+2+1 light flat
roofed bay window below and 2-light casement with gauged brickwork flat arch above: C20 boarded door in recess spanned
by timber lintol to bay 3, above which is a 2 light window set into the rendering: 4-light casements to bay 4, the
lower with toplights. Thatched single-storey-with-attic extension on West gable; the attic window an early C19 leaded
casement. Interior not seen. Newtown is a planned layout, of c1818, with originally some 80 thatched cottages: it is
said to have originated as a vote-catching scheme.
Listing NGR: ST6695818944
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