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Laurel Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9131 / 50°54'47"N

Longitude: -2.7892 / 2°47'21"W

OS Eastings: 344615

OS Northings: 112920

OS Grid: ST446129

Mapcode National: GBR MG.QWPZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 561P.H68

Entry Name: Laurel Cottage

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262405

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA16

County: Somerset

District: South 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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Listing Text


9/155 Laurel Cottage


Detached cottage. C16, reshaped early C18. Ham stone roughly cut and squared, ashlar dressings; thatched roof between
coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. 'L'-plan: 2 storeys, 3 bays. All 3-light horizontal-bar casement windows with
timber lintols except ground floor bay 3, which is a 3-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window in chamfered recess with
label. Between bays 2/3 a 6-panel door hung on medium frame in plain opening, under timber and slated hood;
single-light chamfered surround window inserted to left. Further casement windows in south gable. At rear, a door with
heavy timber shouldered-head frame. Interior not seen, but reported is a cross-passage plan; the interior altered; but
chamfered crossbeams with simple runout stops survive; roof frame contains an adapted jointed cruck, and a closed
post-and-truss structure with cambered collar. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, June 1976).

Listing NGR: ST4461512920

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