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Description: Kencot Cottage with Attached Railings, Gate, Outbuildings and Pump
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253534
OS Grid Reference: SP2548004759
OS Grid Coordinates: 425480, 204759
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7410, -1.6324
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8/222 Kencot Cottage with attached
12/09/55 railings, gate, outbuildings
(Formerly listed as The
House, with attached pump, railings and outbuildings. House is C17-early C18 in
origin, altered C17. Rubble limestone, faced with roughcast, with stone slate
roof. Ridge chimneys to gables and to right of centre all rebuilt C20 in dressed
stone. Outshot plan with off-centre rear stair turret. 2 storeys and attic, 3
bays. C19 3-light wooden casements with horizontal glazing bars and wooden
lintels; 2 hipped roof dormers with similar 2-light casements. Between right
bays is a 6-panelled top-lit door in C20 rustic wooden porch. Rear stair turret
has hipped roof and tall window. Attached to front are early-mid C19 cast and
wrought iron railings on ashlar dwarf walls with chamfered coping. Railings have
spearhead finials, and main standard posts have scrolled acanthus finials.
Matching gate. Attached to north end of house is a range of outbuildings,
comprising former stable, coach house and small barn. Range is of various
C18-mid C19 builds. Left part is of slobbered limestone rubble with C20 concrete
tile roof, and has 2-light wooden casement and loft door at left end, stable
door, and C20 double doors to coach house. Barn to right, now part of Home Farm,
is of rubble stone banded with dressed stone and has Welsh slate roof. This has
blocked doorway, and dovecote with ledges in right gable end. Attached to front
wall of stable is a mid-late C19 cast iron water pump with handle and stone
trough. Pump has brass plaque inscribed with text from St. John and date 1897.
Listing NGR: SP2548004759
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Source: English Heritage
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