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Description: Castle Cottage
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 310825
OS Grid Reference: SU2799164748
OS Grid Coordinates: 427991, 164748
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3811, -1.5992
GREAT BEDWYN FARM LANE
SU 26 SE
11/100 No 12 Castle Cottage
(formerly listed as No 12 The Castle)
Cottage, C16 - C17. Timber framed with brick laced flint
elevation. Thatched roof. Single-storey and attic, 2-3 bays gable
to road. Framing 3 panels high with colourwashed brick noggings,
jowled posts to gable end and clasped purlin roof. Timber frame
may be of 2 periods. On right elevation, boarded door within
porch, and to left, large C15 stone stack, offset both sides, with
moulded string course and creasing for earlier roof. Circular
flue. Possibly the remains of the hospital of St John, founded
1279. Further flue added to rear. Irregular windows. Thatch
swept over 1 dormer and half-hipped to rear. Sir Thomas Willis,
physician of local note, was born here 1620-21.
Listing NGR: SU2798564748
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Source: English Heritage
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