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Old Lantern and Attached Rubblestone Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Minehead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2103 / 51°12'37"N

Longitude: -3.4809 / 3°28'51"W

OS Eastings: 296648

OS Northings: 146724

OS Grid: SS966467

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.41YP

Mapcode Global: VH5JY.MV30

Plus Code: 9C3R6G69+4J

Entry Name: Old Lantern and Attached Rubblestone Wall

Listing Date: 4 July 1952

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391150

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

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Minehead

Built-Up Area: Minehead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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900-1/3/15 (East side)
04/07/52 No.2
Old Lantern and attached rubblestone
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)


House on corner of Church Steps and Church Street. C17,
heightened, extended and altered in mid C19. Colour-washed
probably over cob; projecting rubblestone gable with stack to
left of door, on north-west facade facing Church Steps; large
external stack to south corner in Church Street, partially
rendered; C19 rubblestone rear and crested slate roof.
2-unit plan with hall to left of probably originally unheated
lower end; C19 rear wing.
2 storeys; 2-window range to both front and left returns. C19
two- and three-light casement windows. To the right of the
rubblestone stack on Church Steps is a C19 single-storey
rectangular bay with a 2-light casement window and a hipped
plain tile roof which extends to the right and forms a porch
over the door to the right where it is supported by a C19
bracket. Above it is a late C18/early C19 three-light leaded
casement window at eaves level. To the left of the stack is a
small leaded window, possibly a fire window. To the far left
is a C19 single-storey lean-to with a corrugated-asbestos
roof, it has a C20 door and window to the far left.
The right return in Church Street has casement windows,
2-light to the first floor and 3-light to the ground floor.
The corner is slightly rounded, suggesting a cob construction.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a rubblestone retaining wall to the rear
garden approx 3m high extends approx 20m along Church Street.

Listing NGR: SS9664846724

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