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Potters Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in West Monkton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0576 / 51°3'27"N

Longitude: -3.0673 / 3°4'2"W

OS Eastings: 325296

OS Northings: 129241

OS Grid: ST252292

Mapcode National: GBR M2.FQRG

Mapcode Global: FRA 46GB.2WC

Plus Code: 9C3R3W5M+33

Entry Name: Potters Cottage

Listing Date: 30 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471489

Location: West Monkton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Civil Parish: West Monkton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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House. Circa early C17, remodelled C19. Stone rubble, plastered cob above. Bridgwater tile roof with gabled ends. Brick gable-end stack.
PLAN: The remaining high end of a 3-room plan house, the putative lower left [SW] end and cross-passage of which was demolished probably in the C19 when it was remodelled as a 2-room plan cottage. Comprising a large room to the left, formerly the hall, heated from a gable-end stack, and a small unheated room to the right, which would have been the inner room.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window SE front; 2 windows on ground floor and 1 window on first floor; small C19 2-light casements with glazing bars; doorway on left with plank door and canopy. Similar casement at rear and on SW end where there is a projecting semi-circular oven.
INTERIOR: Deeply chamfered cross-beam and edge-beams with hollow step stops, and unchamfered joists; plank partition between hall and inner room with scratch moulding on the hall side. Large fireplace with brick oven and curing chamber. Plank doors. Jointed cruck roof truss with collar, purlins and diagonally-set ridgepiece; later common-rafters.

Listing NGR: ST2529629241

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