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Latitude: 50.9838 / 50°59'1"N
Longitude: -3.3045 / 3°18'16"W
OS Eastings: 308529
OS Northings: 121297
OS Grid: ST085212
Mapcode National: GBR LR.LBNF
Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZH.SKX
Plus Code: 9C2RXMMW+G6
Entry Name: Gatehouse and Wall Linking Gatehouse to Manor on South East Side, Cothay Manor
Listing Date: 25 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344803
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270100
Location: Stawley, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA21
District: Somerset West and Taunton
Civil Parish: Stawley
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Kittisford
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST02SE STAWLEY CP COTHAY
6/25 Gatehouse and Wall linking
gatehouse to Manor on South East
side, Cothay Manor
Gatehouse. Late C15, extensively restored 1926-7. Red sandstone random rubble.
Steeply pitched plain tile roof right of flat lead roofed tower. Plan: square
tower gateway with hexagonal projecting stair turret, originally flanked by 2
symmetrical wings of which only the right one remains. 2-storeys, 1:2 bays;
tower, crenellated, set back buttresses, first floor 3-light Tudor arch head
window with string course acting as hood mould, moulded depressed arch entrance
with hood mould; above reset square panel with arms of Richard Bluett and his
wife Alice Verney, the builder of Cothay. To right, first floor two 2-light
Tudor arch head windows with hood moulds, below two square lancets with
chamfered surrounds and relieving arches. Two stepped buttresses on facade
buttressed returns. Interior: stone newel stair, chamfered lintel to first floor
fireplace, arched niche below in wing which is no longer ceiled. Roof rebuilt
1926-7. Wall, red sandstone randon rubble, stone slate coping, about 2 metres
high, dog leg plan, linking gatehouse to Manor. (M Wood, The Medieval House,
1981; Country Life, October 22 and 29, 1927).
Listing NGR: ST0852921297
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