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Chew Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4102 / 51°24'36"N

Longitude: -2.4952 / 2°29'42"W

OS Eastings: 365655

OS Northings: 168029

OS Grid: ST656680

Mapcode National: GBR JV.QK14

Mapcode Global: VH88W.PTR8

Plus Code: 9C3VCG63+3W

Entry Name: Chew Cottages

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485044

Location: Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Keynsham

Built-Up Area: Keynsham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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739-1/4/30 (East side)
19/06/75 Nos 1-5 (consecutive) Chew Cottages


Row of 5 houses. Dated 1633/IT on weathered stone below rear
gable, with early C19 refronting and 1968 restoration after
flood damage; Nos 4 and 5 at bottom of hill are early C19.
Coursed rubble with brick dressings to ground floor window
heads, ashlar copings and gabled pantile roofs with end and
ridge brick stacks.
PLAN: Nos 1, 2 and 3 originally a 3-unit plan, still retaining
central stair turret to rear; later altered to 3 cottages. Nos
4 and 5 are single-unit plans.
EXTERIOR: each cottage is a 2-storey; 2-window range, except
centre (No.3) which is one-window range. Each cottage has 2-
or 3-light early C19 casements under cambered brick heads
either side of doorway to ground floor, and flat-headed paired
casements to first-floor. Nos. 3 and 4 have wooden shutters to
first-floor; No.2 has late C20 casements to first-floor. Plank
doors with glazed lights; wrought-iron porch to No.3 and
gabled wooden porch with bargeboard to No.4. Cottage No.5 is
on the south-east corner and to the rear with outshut to
ground floor and similar casements under cambered heads to
first floor. Late C20 flat-roofed extensions.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the cottages were rented by the parish as
poor houses in the early C19.
Forms a group with Dapp's Hill Bridge and Nos 6,7 and 8 Chew
Cottages, Dapp's Hill (qqv).
(White E: Keynsham and Saltford: Keynsham: 1990-: 42).

Listing NGR: ST6565568029

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