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Description: Pound Cottage
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 263132
OS Grid Reference: ST4108826452
OS Grid Coordinates: 341088, 126453
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0344, -2.8415
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HUISH EPISCOPI CP HURD'S HILL (south side)
10/71 Pound Cottage
Detached Cottage. C15 and later. Local lias stone cut and squared; thatched roof with stepped coped gable to east,
hipped to west; brick chimney stacks. 'L' plan; two storeys; 4-bay front elevation, of which bay 1 projects. Timber
casement windows of several types; no windows upper bays 3 and 4: bay 3 has wide boarded door in heavy frame; bay 4
represents an extension, now converted to garage. In rear south wall two 3-light timber frame windows with diagonal set
mullions. Inside, the east wing has 2 equal-spaced crucks, smoke blackened, windbraces missing; it probably represents
the remains of a medieval house; the main wing also carries a cruck derivative truss, traces of smoke hood; some wattle
and daub partitioning in roof. (VAG Report, SRO Unpublished, undated).
Listing NGR: ST4264926483
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Source: English Heritage
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