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30, Lower Street and Manor Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9077 / 50°54'27"N

Longitude: -2.7912 / 2°47'28"W

OS Eastings: 344469

OS Northings: 112321

OS Grid: ST444123

Mapcode National: GBR MG.R2PJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 561P.VVS

Plus Code: 9C2VW655+3G

Entry Name: 30, Lower Street and Manor Cottage

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262386

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA16

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Merriott

Built-Up Area: Merriott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Merriott

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Description

ST4412 MERRIOTT CP LOWER STREET (South side)

9/136 No 30 and Manor Cottage
(formerly listed as Manor Farm
House)
4.2.53

GV II

Former farmhouse, now divided into two houses. Dated 1663; modified in C19, Has stone cut and squared; ashlar
dressings; thatched roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays. 0volo-mould mullioned
windows: to bay 2 in a 1+3+1 light two-storey angled bay with gable over on shaped kneelers between ground floor bays
3/4 a 4-light in chamfered recess with separate label; a former 3-light with label now adapted for C20 door and
sidelight, up 3 steps. T first floor bays 3 and 4 are 3-light horizontal-bar casements, in walling evidently raised. To
lower bay 3 a plain chamfered recess with lintol inscribed 'IKT/1663' in incised rectangle, with C19 door up 3 steps.
Signs of blocked window east of bay 4. East gable has 3-light mullioned window in wave-mould recess, under label, to
first floor; and west gable a 2-light under a hoodmould to lower level. Rear elevation has C19 casement windows, and
two extensions, one under thatched roof and one with concrete double pantiles. Interior not seen, but plan said to be
of cross-passage with parlour to one side, and dairy entered through the hall, which includes the bay window (Barley
M.W, The English Farmhouse & Cottage, 1961, p217; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1972).


Listing NGR: ST4446912321

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