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Timber Store at Former Canal Basin, Now in Grounds of Laurel Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hambridge and Westport, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9743 / 50°58'27"N

Longitude: -2.8784 / 2°52'42"W

OS Eastings: 338424

OS Northings: 119798

OS Grid: ST384197

Mapcode National: GBR MB.LYC4

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VJ.QFY

Entry Name: Timber Store at Former Canal Basin, Now in Grounds of Laurel Cottage

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264333

Location: Hambridge and Westport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Hambridge and Westport

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Hambridge with Earnshill

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


5/140 Timber store at former canal
basin, now in grounds of Laurel



Timber store. Circa 1836. Coursed and squared lias plinth, projecting lias band at first floor level, brick to first
floor; consisting of 5 tall openings to each face, imposts, segmental heads, one archway open with paired blank doors
and strap hinges, brick dentil eaves cornice, high pyamidal slate roof. Square on plan, ground floor used as stabling
for barge horses, upper floor for drying timber, formerly open archways, to allow freeflow of air through the building.
Ground floor of roadside with 4 small segmental-headed window openings, 3 blocked, one with a 2-light casement, glazing
missing, to right segmental head door opening with plank doors. C20 lean-to outshuts are not of special interest. Part
of an important complex of structures forming a canal basin. Presently used for light industry. Part of former Westport

Listing NGR: ST3842419798

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