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Carters Cottage and Shepherds Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingstone, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9165 / 50°54'59"N

Longitude: -2.8654 / 2°51'55"W

OS Eastings: 339262

OS Northings: 113356

OS Grid: ST392133

Mapcode National: GBR MC.QFXG

Mapcode Global: FRA 46WP.9HR

Plus Code: 9C2VW48M+HV

Entry Name: Carters Cottage and Shepherds Cottage

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264103

Location: Kingstone, South Somerset, Somerset, TA17

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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Carters Cottage and Shepherds
4/18 Cottage


Pair of cottages, formerly single house. Dated 1711, possibly reusing earlier fragments, modified in C19. Local stone
rubble with Ham stone ashlar dressings; double Roman clay tiled roof with stepped coped south gable to Carters Cottage,
and plain gable to north; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays. Below, 4-light hollow-chamfered mullioned windows
in chamfered recesses with labels, some with internal ferramenta and iron-framed opening lights, above, C19
horizontal-bar casement windows, 3-light except to bay 3 which is 2-light: plain boarded doorways to simple doorways
under timber lintols to left of bays 1 and 4; datestone between upper and lower bay 2 windows; straight joint between
bays 3/4, Plain south gable, casement windows in north gable; leanto extension to rear of Shepherds Cottage. Interior
of Shepherds Cottage not seen: Carters Cottage has signs of former through passage plan of which bay 3, in Shepherds
cottage may have been the parlour and bay 4 may be a later extension: roof raised and rebuilt in C19: features include
4-panel kitchen ceiling with chamfered scroll-stop beams, and hall a 6-panel ceiling; fragments of early C18 fireplace
and also of cambered-arched doorway; plank and muntin partition to hall with blocked cambered arched doorway and
multiple-mould head beam integral with ceiling construction: stone flag floors below.

Listing NGR: ST3926213356

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