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9, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Watchet, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1826 / 51°10'57"N

Longitude: -3.3312 / 3°19'52"W

OS Eastings: 307051

OS Northings: 143435

OS Grid: ST070434

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.5PXH

Mapcode Global: VH6GP.6JSS

Entry Name: 9, Market Street

Listing Date: 29 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486912

Location: Watchet, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA23

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Watchet

Built-Up Area: Watchet

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


996/2/10005 9


House. Circa early C17; altered C18/19 and restored circa 2000. Limewashed rendered stone rubble. Clay Bridgwater tile roof with gabled ends. Gable-end stack with later brick shaft.
PLAN: 2-room plan; smaller unheated room to left [N] with later corner fireplace and hall/kitchen on right [S] with large fireplace with oven and winder staircase to side of stack to two chambers above.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 2-window west front with late C19/early C20 2-light casements with glazing bars. Central doorway with panelled door and modern stone rubble porch. At rear [E] 2-light chamfered wooden frame stair window to left, now within later single storey wing.
INTERIOR: Left [N] room ceiled and with later corner fireplace. Hall/kitchen on right [S] with deeply chamfered cross-beam with hollow step stops and exposed unchamfered joists, substantial framed partition and large stone fireplace with renewed timber bressumer and oven with pointed arch, converted to smoking chamber, now a cupboard with a plank door; winder staircase to side of stack with rebated and chamfered frame with mason's mitres and 2-light chamfered wooden frame stair window with carpenter's mitres. Hall/kitchen chamber has small stone fireplace with renewed bressumer. Closed truss between the two chambers, not directly over partition below, has trenched purlins and trench for diagonally-set ridgepiece; roof over unheated room chamber clean; common-rafters and ridgepiece replaced.

Listing NGR: ST0705143435

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