Description: Cobbler's Cottage
Date Listed: 30 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 310947
OS Grid Reference: SU2789664661
OS Grid Coordinates: 427896, 164661
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3803, -1.6005
GREAT BEDWYN FARM LANE
SU 27 64
11/223 No 35 (cobbler's
Cottage. C17, altered in C18 and extended in C19 and C20. Flemish bond red
brick. Thatched roof with hipped and gabled ends. Brick stack at right hand
end. Originally probably a 2-room plan, the right hand room the hall-kitchen
with a gable end fireplace entered directly from a doorway at the front; the
unheated left hand room was later divided into 2 rooms, the left of which was
used as a cobbler's shop until C20. C19 single storey outshut and C20 wing at
rear. 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 2 window front.C20 2-light casements
with glazing bars, the small attic windows under eyebrow eaves. Central
glazed door. The left end has casement on both floors with leaded panes,
plank doorway to left; the thatched roof at rear is carried down over outshut.
C20 thatched roof rear wing. Interior: Right hand room has chamfered axial
beam without stops and C20 fireplace. Smaller left hand room has boxed-in
axial beam and early 3-board door. Stud partition between the rooms rises up
through first floor and tie-beam. Old plaster ceiling conceals roof structure
which was not inspected.
Listing NGR: SU2789664661
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