MEM23352 - Garden wall to east of Selworthy Cottage (Building)


A garden wall extends from the southeastern corner of the cottage to the street frontage to the east. It is thatched and a rare survival.

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Type and Period (1)

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Full Description

Thatched cob wall abutting right, swept up over square headed doorway, about 15 metres in length. [1] The garden walls are cob on stone walls. The eastern wall is still thatched and is a rare survival. [2] The structure was visited as part of the Exmoor National Park survey of listed buildings. It received a score of 3A. [3] The structure is mentioned in the 2017 Conservation Area Appraisal for Selworthy. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . 22 May 1969.
  • <2> Report: National Trust. 1994. Vernacular Building Survey: Selworthy Cottage, Selworthy.
  • <3> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <4> Report: Pratt, N.. 2017. Selworthy Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 53.

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (3A): 1076/26/113/2
  • Local Heritage List Status (Rejected)



Grid reference SS 9178 4672 (point) Estimated from sources
Map sheet SS94NW

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2022 2:36PM


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