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IoE Number: 407883
Photographer: Mr James Ryall LRPS
Date Photographed: 22 October 1999
Date listed: 01 February 1956
Date of last amendment: 14 August 1984
Grade II

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ST 76 SESOUTH STOKETUCKING MILL7/219Tucking Mill Cottage (formerlylisted as William Smith's House)1.2.56

ST 76 SE SOUTH STOKE TUCKING MILL 7/219 Tucking Mill Cottage (formerly listed as William Smith's House) 1.2.56 II - Gothick-style detached cottage. Late C18. Ashlar with hipped slate roof and moulded cornice. 2 storeys. 3 bays and end pilaster strips; glazing bar sash windows with pointed Gothick style heads, in raised plain stone surrounds; plain band over ground floor. Central 6-panel door under pointed overlight and in raised plain stone surround. Lattice porch with pointed tracery. To the right of the door are 2 marble tablets set in a freestone frame. The upper tablet reads: "Here lived William Smith 'Father of English Geology' born 23rd March 1769, died 28th August 1839". The lower tablet reads: "Re-erected in 1932 by The Geological Society of London and The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Association". However documentary evidence (see Journal of the Bristol Industrial Archaeological Society. XI, 1978) proves that William Smith's brother occupied this house and that he occupied Tucking Mill House (item 7/144, TUCKING MILL, MONKTON COMBE).

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