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Nos 5 and 7 Including Forecourt Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckington, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2667 / 51°16'0"N

Longitude: -2.2863 / 2°17'10"W

OS Eastings: 380121

OS Northings: 151989

OS Grid: ST801519

Mapcode National: GBR 0RY.JSW

Mapcode Global: VH977.BF59

Entry Name: Nos 5 and 7 Including Forecourt Walls

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Last Amended: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266997

Location: Beckington, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Beckington

Built-Up Area: Beckington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


15/55 Nos 5 and 7 including forecourt
(previously listed as Skurrays
and Vine Cottage)



Pair of attached houses. C17, number 7 refronted and dated 1702. Coursed rubble, dressed flush quoins, stone slate
roof with 3 hipped casement dormers, brick end ridge stacks. Number 5 of 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays, moulded 3-light
stone- mullioned windows. Central door opening in bead moulded stone surround, late C18 6-panelled door. Number 7 two
storeys and attic, 4 bays, moulded 2-light stone mullioned windows to first floor, each with one leaded light;
similarly moulded 4-light opening on ground floor, to its right narrow paned sash windows with glazing bars of early
C19; continuous drip moulds above openings on both floors. Door opening to left in ogee moulded and stopped surround,
late C18 6-panelled door. Above stone plaque, raised stone lettering:- "D1702". Interior contains broad fireplace in
moulded 4-centred stone surround to ground floor; adjacent winder stair of oak with fluted nosing to each head raising
to attic; 2 smaller fireplaces to first floor in ogee moulded stone surrounds; 3 late C18 two panelled doors. 'A' frame
roof has a high collar with notched lapped joints. Rubble wall to forecourt of both properties, dressed feather edged
coping, ramped to right; 2 pairs of gate piers, to right of rubble, to left of ashlar, pyramidal cappings (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, October 1976;).

Listing NGR: ST8012151989

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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