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Blake's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Oake, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0314 / 51°1'52"N

Longitude: -3.1973 / 3°11'50"W

OS Eastings: 316138

OS Northings: 126461

OS Grid: ST161264

Mapcode National: GBR LX.H7TX

Mapcode Global: FRA 466D.66W

Entry Name: Blake's Cottage

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271021

Location: Oake, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Oake

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Heathfield with Cotford St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

OAKE CP
ST12NE HEATHFIELD
4/136 Blake's Cottage
(previously listed under Norton
Fitzwarren CP)
17.5.85
II
Cottage. Late C16 early C17. enlarged C17-C18, restored late C20. Roughcast over cob and
rubble, thatched roof,half hipped to left, central brick stack.Plan:possibly gable entry
single cell enlarged to 2 cell,lying North-EastSouth-West.One and a half storeys,all C20
casements,2-light dormer rising from eaves right,small central stairlight window,ground
floor 2 casements flanking 2 raking buttresses centre, entrance plank door end right,
thatched hooded porch,single storey C20 addition right return.Interior:chamfered lintel
to fireplace,stairs to left,peaked doorframe between,axial chamfered beam with step and
runout stops, lateral chamfered beam in room behind stack.Upper storey not sighted, said to
contain one jointed cruck, perhaps rising from ground level. Recent restoration revealed
rubble piers at corners of left gable end and ajoining wooden shuttering to cob walls,
possibly part of a linhay predicting enlargement of cottage.
(V46 Report, unpublished SRD, September 1974).


Listing NGR: ST1613826461

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Description

OAKE CP
ST12NE HEATHFIELD
4/136 Blake's Cottage
(previously listed under Norton
Fitzwarren CP)
17.5.85
II
Cottage. Late C16 early C17. enlarged C17-C18, restored late C20. Roughcast over cob and
rubble, thatched roof,half hipped to left, central brick stack.Plan:possibly gable entry
single cell enlarged to 2 cell,lying North-EastSouth-West.One and a half storeys,all C20
casements,2-light dormer rising from eaves right,small central stairlight window,ground
floor 2 casements flanking 2 raking buttresses centre, entrance plank door end right,
thatched hooded porch,single storey C20 addition right return.Interior:chamfered lintel
to fireplace,stairs to left,peaked doorframe between,axial chamfered beam with step and
runout stops, lateral chamfered beam in room behind stack.Upper storey not sighted, said to
contain one jointed cruck, perhaps rising from ground level. Recent restoration revealed
rubble piers at corners of left gable end and ajoining wooden shuttering to cob walls,
possibly part of a linhay predicting enlargement of cottage.
(V46 Report, unpublished SRD, September 1974).


Listing NGR: ST1613826461

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