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Description: Wisteria Cottage, Buckland Fields
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134784
OS Grid Reference: SP0552937685
OS Grid Coordinates: 405529, 237685
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0375, -1.9208
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SP 03 NE
2/3 Wisteria Cottage, Buckland Fields
(formerly listed as Buckland
Formerly 2 semi-detached cottages, now single house. Possibly C18,
incorporating reused C12 work, altered C19, C20; mid C20 additions
to rear. Squared, irregular height coursed stone; stone slate
roof. Three-window, 2-storey, one room deep front; single storey
rear wing in centre, later extended. Symmetrical facade: plinth,
central boarded door, in recess; scalloped capital each side, but
no shafts. Plain, semi-circular tympanum, bottom cut away for door
head, chevron and pellet moulding round edge; chevron arch,
hoodmould with carved projecting keystone. To left and right two
2-light stone, mullioned windows, plain chamfer, no hoodmould:
outer original, inner C20 replacements for cottage doorways. First
floor similar window each end, single-light window centre, '1622:
ADDAS & FRE' carved on jamb, presumed reused stone. Parapet
gables, plain ashlar gable chimneys, moulded caps.
Interior, on left, exposed joists in ceiling, heavy chamfer to main
beam, timber lintel to fireplace. A staircase originally by
chimney in room on right. May have been originally a farmhouse,
altered to 2 cottages in C19 (doorways had cambered stone
voussoirs). C12 work said to have come from chapel at Laverton in
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970; c1920 photograph
at the house)
Listing NGR: SP0552937685
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Source: English Heritage
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