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Description: 74, 75 and 76
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261915
OS Grid Reference: ST6693418921
OS Grid Coordinates: 366934, 118921
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9688, -2.4723
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ST6618 MILBORNE PORT CP NEWTOWN (North side)
11/178 Nos 74, 75 and 76
Group of 3 cottages. c1818. Local stone coursed rubble: half hipped thatched roof with swept ridges; brick chimney
stacks. 2 storeys. No 74 now 2 bays, having been extended Westwards with modern door and sidelights below: bay 2 has
leaded casement windows, the lower under a segmental arch, the upper set into a roof dormer. No 75 of one projecting
bay, with lid C20 small-pane casements, the lower under a concrete lintol; glazed door in West side of projection,
under thatched hood. No 76 of 3 bays; it may been at least 2 cottages formerly with horizontal bar casements window all
with segmental arched heads; the upper window to bay 2 set in semi-circular thatched 'eyebrow': entrance door in arched
recess in East gable; modern entension to rear. Interiors not seen. Newtown is a planned layout, of c1818, with
originally some 80 thatched copttages: it is said to have originated as a vote-catching scheme. The group, although
altered, retains a few original details, and helps to illustate the original concept. Primarily included for group
Listing NGR: ST6693418921
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