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Paradise Cottage wren Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Selworthy, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1938 / 51°11'37"N

Longitude: -3.5303 / 3°31'49"W

OS Eastings: 293164

OS Northings: 144958

OS Grid: SS931449

Mapcode National: GBR LG.51GL

Mapcode Global: VH5K3.R8J4

Entry Name: Paradise Cottage wren Cottage

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Last Amended: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265543

Location: Selworthy, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Selworthy

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


9/129 Paradise Cottage and Wren Cottage
(formerly listed as Paradise


Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Possibly C17, gable ends rebuilt and altered subsequently Roughcast random rubble,
thatched roof, half hipped left, hipped to right and extended and catslide over addition, lateral stack with slate
roofed bread oven to left of entrance, stone stack rising on rear elevation. Plan: not clear without internal
inspection, probably 3-cell and cross passage extended right. Two storeys, 1:1:3 bays; first floor left 2-light window,
3-light leaded casement with gabled top in bay built out in line with lateral stack, right 3 early C20 leaded iron
casements. ground floor left 2-light C19 leaded casement, 3-light right under wooden lintel, slate roofed pentice porch
to plank door, casement right and inserted entrance beyond, C20 door, lean-to addtion in end bay. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: SS9316444958

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

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