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The Old Ship Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Combwich, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1763 / 51°10'34"N

Longitude: -3.0614 / 3°3'41"W

OS Eastings: 325895

OS Northings: 142426

OS Grid: ST258424

Mapcode National: GBR M3.607J

Mapcode Global: VH7D8.WPDN

Plus Code: 9C3R5WGQ+GC

Entry Name: The Old Ship Inn

Listing Date: 28 March 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490044

Location: Otterhampton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Otterhampton

Built-Up Area: Combwich

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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435/0/10008 SHIP LANE
28-MAR-03 The Old Ship Inn


Former public house. Probably early C18 with later additions. Rendered and colourwashed walls with four brick chimneystacks and pantile roof. Rectangular plan of two storeys.
EXTERIOR: Main, south east, front consists of a five window range with four casements and a C20 window to first floor. Similar arrangement of casements and a later bow window to ground floor. Off centre, deeply recessed main doorway, with half-glazed door, reached up flight of 3 steps. Secondary door to left. Right gable end has early C19 sash windows of 6/6. Left gable has a later lean-to extension attached. Single storey extensions to rear, one with a catslide roof.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: There is reference in 1702 to a licensed premises named the Passage Boat which may refer to this building. It was known as The Ship, or Old Ship, in 1730, a name it has retained.
This public house is a well-preserved example of a typical local vernacular building.
SOURCE: The Victoria County History of Somerset, vol. VI (1992), 75 & 105.

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