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Turn Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Aller, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0534 / 51°3'12"N

Longitude: -2.8434 / 2°50'36"W

OS Eastings: 340984

OS Northings: 128570

OS Grid: ST409285

Mapcode National: GBR MD.FTQS

Mapcode Global: FRA 46YB.D40

Entry Name: Turn Cottage

Listing Date: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263070

Location: Aller, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Aller

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ALLER CP PLOT STREAM
ST42NW
PLOT STREAM
5/6 Turn Cottage
-
- II

(Turnpike House on O.S. Map). Former Toll House. Early C19. Red brick, English bond; hipped double Roman clay tile
roof; brick chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 2 bays each face. Roadside chamfered projection is original toll
house; in each face chamfered pointed arched surrounds to 'Y'-traceried casements; in front face a matching doorway now
blocked with shaped casement window, with blind panels above and in full returns, band course between windows and
stopped arched label course to upper windows. Rear extension probably late C19/early C20, more sophisticated, but
matching, with pairs 4-pane sash windows to front. To rear this extension appears to embrace former lean-to, with, in
east elevation, a pointed casement below and plain sash window above. Interior not seen. This road taken into Langport,
Somerton and Castle Cary Trust in 1792, but turnpiked in 1828: a similar toll houuse formerly stood at Beer Cross, at
opposite end of Parish (VCR vol III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4098028571

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