MSO10602 - Venniford Cottages, Venniford (Building)


A pair of semi detached estate cottages, dating to the mid 19th Century.

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Pair of semi-detached estate cottages. Mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, double Roman tile roof, overhanging eaves, stone stacks set in from gable ends. U-plan. One and a half storeys, two 3-light dormers centre, all ground floor windows with ogee heads and astragal leading, roof over end bays swept down as catslide over 2-light window, 4-light windows flanking central Tudor arch head entrances, plank doors. Left return, rendered gable end, plain tiled pentices over two 3-light casements carried on paired brackets, left bay jettied out above C20 2-light window, right return similar but tile hung gable end and all original fenestration. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265372. First Listed on 05/06/1985. [2] U-plan. Stone, Random rubble walls. Gabled roof [3] The buildings were visited in May 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 6. [4] The buildings are depicted and labelled on 2020 MasterMap data. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: 5/6/1985. 34th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #41357 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9304 4581 (18m by 11m)
Map sheet SS94NW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/2/89/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/2/89/2
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31075

Record last edited

May 24 2021 11:06AM


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