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Rapps Cottage, and Building on South-West Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashill, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9492 / 50°56'57"N

Longitude: -2.9437 / 2°56'37"W

OS Eastings: 333803

OS Northings: 117063

OS Grid: ST338170

Mapcode National: GBR M8.ND1R

Mapcode Global: FRA 46QL.P0M

Entry Name: Rapps Cottage, and Building on South-West Corner

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263914

Location: Ashill, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ashill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Ashill

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


2/13 Rapps Cottage, and building on
south-west corner

- II

Detached cottage. Possibly C15 origins. Local lias stone colourwashed; half-hipped thatched roof; intermediate brick
chimney stacks. Single-storey with attic, 6 bays irregular fenestration. Casement windows of early pattern, mostly
3-light, rectangular leaded with some iron-framed opening lights; to bay 2 4-light and to bay 6 a 2-light; attic
windows to right of bay 2, bay 4, right of bay 5 and to bay 6, these last 2-light, all set in swept thatched dormers;
projecting porch under catslide roof to bay 3, with early boarded door in heavy frame in the main wall; further boarded
door to right of bay 6. Further leaded light casement to attic, north gable; to south-west corner a timber-framed,
timber clad building with half-hipped thatched roof, possibly incorporating early timber framing. Interiors not seen,
but reported is a through-passage plan, signs of a central open-roofed hall with jointed-cruck-framed roof and
smoke-blackened rafters, and probably C17 modifications and additions (VAG Report, SRO unpublished, June 1980).

Listing NGR: ST3380317063

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