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© Mr Charles Hallsworth

IoE Number: 32934
Location: MYRTLE HOUSE, HIGH STREET (north side)
  CHEW MAGNA, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Charles Hallsworth
Date Photographed: 03 September 1999
Date listed: 04 December 1986
Date of last amendment: 04 December 1986
Grade II

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ST 56 SECHEW MAGNA C.P.HIGH STREET (north side)3/40IgbettiII

ST 56 SE CHEW MAGNA C.P. HIGH STREET (north side) 3/40 Igbetti II House, formerly called Myrtle House. Mid C18 rebuilding of earlier house, raised one storey in C18, rear additions and alterations of C19, C20 alterations. Sandstone rubble (formerly stucco) limestone, brick, double Roman tiled roof, pantiled to rear, with stone gable stacks. 2 storeys and 3 windows, all sashes in exposed boxes (C20 replacements), ground floor windows have external shutters, central 6-panelled door with decorative overlight, Doric columns to flat porch, cornice, deep eaves on corbels, 2 roof-lights. Left return has sash at ground and first floor right, pitch of roof extended over mid C19 addition, ground floor has paired sashes in brick surrounds with segmental heads, first floor has 2 sashes with wider central panes, similar surround. Right return has sash at ground floor left, C19 sash first floor left, canted bay to ground floor right in limestone with plate-glass sashes, paired C19 sashes in limestone surround at first floor, scalloped bargeboards to gable ends. Rear has first floor central C19 sash, single storey addition with 2 doors and 2 windows, 2-light to left and 3-light to right, with segmental heads, small lean-to with door to left, brick quoins to C19 addition. Interior: front right room has wide fireplace with stone jambs and half carved lintel with moulded ribs and chamfered edge, with carved trefoils, similar to fireplace at Dumper's Farmhouse (q.v.). Dado panelling, plain cornices, possibly originally through-passage house.

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