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High Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Wootton Courtenay, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1766 / 51°10'35"N

Longitude: -3.5227 / 3°31'21"W

OS Eastings: 293651

OS Northings: 143032

OS Grid: SS936430

Mapcode National: GBR LG.63CS

Mapcode Global: VH5K3.WPJC

Plus Code: 9C3R5FGG+JW

Entry Name: High Park

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265406

Location: Wootton Courtenay, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Wootton Courtenay

Built-Up Area: Wootton Courtenay

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/123 Highpark


- II

Cottage, enlarged to 2 dwellings, converted subsequently to one. Late C17, enlarged C18, altered late C20.
Rendered over rubble and cob, thatched roof hipped to right, large external stone stack left gable end.
Plan: probably originally single cell with 2-bay linhay adjoining, enlarged one bay with outshut to form
2 dwellings, now one. One and a half storeys, 3-bays, 2 and 3-light C19 and C20 casements, three 2-light
dormers rising from below eaves, ground floor 3 windows left and one right of studded plank door. Interior:
blocked lateral stack at rear to right of cross passage in addition, large circular pier to left, wattle
and daub partition, left gable and fireplace with bread oven. Principal rafter roof of 3 pairs of trusses,
pair in earlier part with cross apices carrying the ridge. Plastered reed ceilings. It has been suggested
that this was originally a 2 cell dwelling, the rear wall of one unit was demolished and a circular pier
inserted to form linhay, now one dwelling. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1983).

Listing NGR: SS9365143032

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

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