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The Old Ship and Windmill Cottage

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3989 / 51°23'56"N

Longitude: -2.4509 / 2°27'3"W

OS Eastings: 368730

OS Northings: 166751

OS Grid: ST687667

Mapcode National: GBR JX.R476

Mapcode Global: VH893.G3PD

Entry Name: The Old Ship and Windmill Cottage

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Last Amended: 17 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485102

Location: Saltford, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Saltford

Built-Up Area: Saltford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


SALTFORD

ST66NE BATH ROAD
739-1/2/70 (West side)
19/06/75 Nos.548 AND 550
The Old Ship and Windmill Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
KEYNSHAM
BATH ROAD, Saltford
(West side)
No.548
The Old Ship)

II

Public house, now 2 attached houses. Possible late C17 core to
The Old Ship with early C18 refronting; Windmill Cottage is
early C18 with early C19 alteration and refenestration.
Coursed squared rubble, formerly rendered, with stone
dressings to windows, ashlar copings; Roman tile roofs with
end gable brick stacks to roadside ranges and pantile roof
with end ashlar stack to rear range.
PLAN: possible C17 range to rear of The Old Ship with later
addition facing road which may have been refronted mid C18;
further,lower southern extension which is now Windmill
Cottage. Both ranges have double-depth plans.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey; 5-window range to The Old Ship, 2-storey;
2-window range to Windmill Cottage. Symmetrical east front to
The Old Ship with central doorway, ground and first-floor
continuous strings and defaced datestone above centre
first-floor window. All windows are 12-pane sashes in
edge-moulded stone architraves. Plain architrave to doorway
with flat stone hood on brackets; part-glazed panelled door.
Both return walls have a 2-light chamfered mullion window to
upper floor. Windmill Cottage has bow to right with early C19
tripartite windows in flush limestone surrounds with central
12-pane sashes to both floors. The bow is tied to The Old Ship
by the continuation of the string course above ground-floor
windows. Round-arched doorway to left with steps up, late C20
panelled door and semicircular fanlight; small late C20 3/6
sash window under cambered head either side of doorway; early
C19 12-pane sash with thin glazing bars to first floor.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the inn was used as a staging post on the
turnpike road between Bath and Bristol.
FURTHER INFORMATION: the height above the first-floor windows
and the presence of mullion windows at this level on return
walls of The Old Ship suggests a refronting.
(White E: Keynsham and Saltford: Keynsham: 1990-: 47).

Listing NGR: ST6873066751

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