MSO10753 - Keeper's Cottage, Stratford, Selworthy (Building)

Summary

A 19th century lodge to Holnicote House.

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Full Description

Lodge to Holnicote House enlarged to 2 dwellings.The property is probably early 19th century in date and enlarged in the late 19th century. The building is red sandstone random rubble, plain clay tiled roof half hipped south-east gable, pyramid roof north-east bay, large stone stack centre of original range on north front. The property has a 2 cell plan and has been enlarged with a parallel range of two cells on the south side.. Listed primarily for group value with Stratford Cottage to east. [1] Originally a two roomed, two-storey house. The main range has a mixture of coursed cream, purple and dark red sandstone, the roof is of plain red tiles. The roof has A frame trusses, possibly constructed from elm. The propery has lodge windows, some of which are blocked. Electricity and a bathroom were added to the cottage in the mid 20th century. [2] The building was visited in May 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 6. [3] Keepers Cottage is depicted and labelled on 2020 MasterMap data. [4] The building is one of two that are collectively labelled "Stratford" on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [5] The building is labelled "412" on the Selworthy Tithe Map. This is decribed in the Apportionment as a cottage and garden, owned by Sir Charles Dyke Acland and occupied by James Larkham. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: 2/1/1986. Thirty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park.
  • <2> Report: National Trust. 1995. Vernacular Building Survey: Keeper's Cottage, Selworthy.
  • <3> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <4>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #41137 ]
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <6> Map: 1841. Selworthy Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 412.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9168 4591 (11m by 12m)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/4/120
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31250

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Oct 11 2021 12:30PM

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