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Church Farm Cottages and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Minehead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2112 / 51°12'40"N

Longitude: -3.48 / 3°28'47"W

OS Eastings: 296719

OS Northings: 146819

OS Grid: SS967468

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.3VM4

Mapcode Global: VH5JY.MTMC

Entry Name: Church Farm Cottages and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 28 October 1976

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391148

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Minehead

Built-Up Area: Minehead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


900-1/3/13 (East side)
28/10/76 Nos.1 AND 2
Church Farm Cottages and attached
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.1 AND 2
Church Farm Cottages)


2 cottages. C17, heightened and altered in C19. Painted render
over rubble or cob; plain tile roof with exposed rafter ends
and a rear lateral stone stack finished in brick to the right.
The cottage to the left was probably formerly 2-unit plan,
that to the right single-unit, possibly a former outbuilding,
now with a single-storey rear right wing.
2 storeys; 4-window range. The block to the left is slightly
taller and deeper but the range to the far left is stepped
slightly back with small 3-light casement window over a C20
window, possibly a former entrance; other windows to that
block are C20 two-light casements with small panes. The block
to the right also stepped back slightly, has a C20 gabled
porch on brackets to the left; above it, a tiny square window
of one pane has a vertical iron bar to the centre; an early
C19 leaded 3-light casement window to the first-floor centre;
a larger late C19 window to the ground-floor right. Rear
lean-to re-rendered and reroofed c1994. Rear wing to No.2 with
late C20 roof light.
INTERIOR: No.1 to the left has a chamfered axial beam, exposed
principal rafters to probable collar truss roof and stone
newel stair.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a diagonal buttress to the south-west
corner extends as a wall approx 1m high for 15m southwards.

Listing NGR: SS9670946820

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

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