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© Mr Ulick Palmer

IoE Number: 268045
Location: RUBY COTTAGE,
  CHEWTON MENDIP, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Ulick Palmer
Date Photographed: 12 August 1999
Date listed: 28 August 1984
Date of last amendment: 29 January 1987
Grade II

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ST55SECHEWTON MENDIP CPTHE FOLLY7/26No 35 and Ruby Cottage(The Thatched Cottages)(previously listed as Nos 1 and 2

ST55SE CHEWTON MENDIP CP THE FOLLY 7/26 No 35 and Ruby Cottage (The Thatched Cottages) (previously listed as Nos 1 and 2 (The Thatched Cottages)) 28.8.84 II Pair of semi-detached cottages. Datestone to No 35: "R S l785" over doorway. Rubble walling, thatch, coped verges, central and gable rubble stacks. No 35 of 2 storeys, 2 bays, 2-light wooden casements with horizontal bars on first floor, pilaster jambs, lintels carved with axe and trowel (left), level and dividers (right), broad stone cills; 2-light casements with horizontal bars to ground floor, also central hollow chamfer would mullion and double stooled cills, under crude square drips with dropped ends. Central plank door under a thatched hood and crude drip similar.to windows, above ornamental datestone. Ruby Cottage of 2 storeys, 2 bays; left of door 2-light wood casements with horizontal bars, hollow chamfer could mullion and double stooled cills, right of door a 2-light wood casement similar but no mullion, over a single wood casement, Central plank door with small thatched hood; datestone over; "1785", flanked by miniture columns. To left a pantiled lean-to extension; at back a single small direct glazed light and a 3-light mullioned window. Interior with 2 winder staircases; 2 fireplaces with broad wooden bressumers.

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