Description: The Old Cottage
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263786
OS Grid Reference: ST4685413639
OS Grid Coordinates: 346854, 113639
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9198, -2.7574
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WEST CHINNOCK CP LOWER STREET (West side)
3/228 The Old Cottage
Cottage. C17, with possibly C18 extension Southwards. Ham stone rubble, parts squared, with ashlar dressings; thatched
roof between coped gables; brick end and intermediate stacks. Single-storey with attic, 5-bays. Hollow chamfered
mullioned windows with leaded lights to lower bay-4 (3-light with label) lower bay-5 (4-light with label) and upper
bay-5 (3-light without label); between bays-4 and -5 chamfered cambered arched doorway with massive lintel; elsewhere
casement windows with small panes or single horizontal glazing bars, those to ground floor with exposed timber lintels;
upper windows of bays 2, 3, 4 and 5 set into thatch. C20 lean-to garage on South gable - attached to Balaster's Farm
House (qv) on North side. VAG Report, unpublished SRO, August 1982, refers to chamfered beams with step and run-out
stops; wide stone fireplace of C17 in North gable, cracked with early repair, and circular timber stair alongside.
Listing NGR: ST4685413639
Source: English Heritage
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