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Description: Hornshill Cottage
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 131495
OS Grid Reference: SO7339701370
OS Grid Coordinates: 373397, 201370
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7104, -2.3864
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SO 70 SW SLIMBRIDGE A38
1/66 (west side)
Dwelling, reputed to have been at some period an Inn. C17 and later. Painted rubble,
some squared marlstone block in south-east gable, to A38. L-plan with return wing at
back, north side, stack one bay in from gable to road. South-west facade, two
storeys, irregularly spaced 2 or 3-light casements under wood lintols; gable to road,
3-light casement under wood lintol and remains of stone drip, plus 2-light casement
with some leading. Return gable, north side, wide plank door (to cellar) with wood
lintol, 2 small 2-light casements over; some evidence of this part being raised, in
brickwork. Entrance through C20 door in re-entrant angle under modern lean-to open
verandah. Interior: large open fire, scratched on bressumer 'W.H. 1770'; timber
framed partition opposite; staircase was formerly to right of this fireplace, which
was probably originally at the external gable wall, the existing 2-storey unit to the
A38 being a later addition. Stone steps to cellar in return wing.
A property of the Berkeley Estate at time of survey, this building lies up on an
embankment beside the A38, and is prominent in approach from the south.
Listing NGR: SO7339701370
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Source: English Heritage
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