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The Wilderness

A Grade II Listed Building in Lopen, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9261 / 50°55'33"N

Longitude: -2.8175 / 2°49'2"W

OS Eastings: 342640

OS Northings: 114389

OS Grid: ST426143

Mapcode National: GBR MF.PVCC

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZN.J51

Plus Code: 9C2VW5GM+C2

Entry Name: The Wilderness

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264130

Location: Lopen, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Lopen

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Lopen

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Detached cottage. C17 and later. Ham stone rubble with ashlar dressings; thatched roof with plain east gable, stepped
coped gable to west; brick chimney sticks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered
recesses, without labels, 3-light lower bay 2 and 2-light lower bay 3, with 3-light horizontal bar casements to bay 1
and upper by 2; to upper bay 3 a 3-light rectangular-leaded-casement of C18 pattern; blocked doorway between bays 1/2,
and slight break-back to bay 3 which is set slightly higher and may represent a C18 addition. East gable has two
3-light mullioned windows, the lower with label, with further 2-light window without label in rear outshut, beyond
which is a cambered-arched doorway in a single-storey extension, presumably relocated. Interior not seen, but reported
are narrow- chamfered beams with step and runout stops, collar trussed roof; timber framed partition between 2 parts of
house; timber-framed firehood with partly timber-framed fireplace under; unusual carved corbel or post head in west
section, ground floor. (SSAVBRG Report, unpublished SR0, 1982).

Listing NGR: ST4264014389

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