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Coastguard Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Minehead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2097 / 51°12'35"N

Longitude: -3.4741 / 3°28'26"W

OS Eastings: 297126

OS Northings: 146646

OS Grid: SS971466

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.43P4

Mapcode Global: VH5JY.QVRH

Plus Code: 9C3R6G5G+V9

Entry Name: Coastguard Cottages

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391220

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

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900-1/3/150 (South side)
Coastguard Cottages


5 coastguard cottages. Mid/late C19. Coursed red sandstone
rubble with ashlar dressings, continuous slate roof with brick
stacks to party walls. Double-depth plans. Tudor Gothic style.
2 storeys; each cottage is one-window range. Each cottage has
a forward-facing gable over a 3-light casement window with
stone mullions; similar but larger windows to the ground floor
under a continuous string course. The terminating cottages
have single-storey canted bays with hipped roofs and doors in
flanking lean-tos; the central cottages have hood moulds and
Tudor arches over planked doors with strap hinges. INTERIORS
not inspected. Complete and attractive examples of their type.

Listing NGR: SS9712646646

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