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Cross House

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9186 / 50°55'6"N

Longitude: -2.6854 / 2°41'7"W

OS Eastings: 351915

OS Northings: 113456

OS Grid: ST519134

Mapcode National: GBR ML.QKGJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 568P.1M6

Entry Name: Cross House

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263823

Location: West Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Coker

Built-Up Area: West Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

9/265 No.26
(Cross House)
(formerly listed as Cross Farm)

House, C17 origins, refronted in late C18. Ham stone ashlar; hipped Welsh slate roof, brick chimneyy stacks. 'L'-shape
plan, 2-storeys, symmetrical 3-bay North front. Plinth, rusticated quoins, band course and eaves course; 3-light stone
framed windows with beaded and architraved surrounds; blocked central architraved doorway with two 2-light windows to
either side. Matching 4-bay return wing to rear. Interior not seen. Comprehensive VAG Report refers to C18 penelling
in dining room and of C18 fireplaces; also deep chamfered beams with step and run off stops. House of the Randell
family for more than 300 years; in mid C18 Joseph was the villages major sailcloth maker, hemp and flax dealer: his son
Israel founded the nearby twine works (qv). (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1973).

Listing NGR: ST5191513456

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