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The Old Ship Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Combwich, Somerset

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Coordinates

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

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

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Otterhampton

Built-Up Area: Combwich

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

OTTERHAMPTON

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

II

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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