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Rose Cottage and Two Cottages Attached to South, with Front Boundary Walls and Railings, and Mounting Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingstone, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9187 / 50°55'7"N

Longitude: -2.884 / 2°53'2"W

OS Eastings: 337953

OS Northings: 113619

OS Grid: ST379136

Mapcode National: GBR MB.QH4M

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VP.285

Plus Code: 9C2VW498+F9

Entry Name: Rose Cottage and Two Cottages Attached to South, with Front Boundary Walls and Railings, and Mounting Block

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264123

Location: Kingstone, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Kingstone

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Kingstone

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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4/39 Rose cottage and two cottages
attached to south, with front
boundary walls and railings, and
mounting block
(formerly listed as Block of 3
cottages 50 yards South East of


Group of 3 cottages. Possibly C16/C17, with C18 and later modifications. Ham stone, the north wing in ashlar below with
rubble above, the south crosswing in rubble; thatched roofs with gables; brick chimney stacks. T-plan, two storeys,
5-bay west elevation. C20 casement windows, mostly small-pane, but with horizontal bars to bay 5 and French doors lower
bays 1 and 2; part-glazed door under hood in angle formed by crosswing to right of bay 5; against west gable of
crosswing a mounting block of 4 steps. On south side 4 bays of casement windows, with door set in glazed porch to lower
bay 1. Interior not seen, but reported is a wide fireplace, circular stair and chamfered crossbeams with step and
runout steps, west end of crosswing, otherwise crosswing much modified. Along west boundary, about 9 metres from house,
with return to south-west corner, arrowhead railings set on low stone wall, with arch-braced urn-capped standards, and
pairs of gates opposite bay 2 of Rose Cottage and near south-west corner, all adding to setting of houses. Included
primarily for group value with Church of St. John the Evangelist and All Saints (q.v) and the cottage 50 metres east of
the Church (q.v) which is immediately north of Rose Cottage. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1977).

Listing NGR: ST3795313619

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