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Sloperton Cottage, Bromham

Description: Sloperton Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 311221

OS Grid Reference: ST9590265867
OS Grid Coordinates: 395902, 165867
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3918, -2.0603

Location: A3102, Bromham, Wiltshire SN15 2EE

Locality: Bromham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 2EE

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/71 Sloperton Cottage


House, early C19, part red brick, part rubble stone with red brick
dressings. Slate roofs. 2 storeys. The main range has double
valley roof and three shallow coped gables. Three-window range of
glazing bar windows with gauged brick heads and pointed tracery to
top panes. 16-pane outer windows, 12-pane to centre over half-
glazed door in trellis porch with tent roof. To right a rubble
stone section with red brick dressings, said to be the orginal
cottage. First floor 9-pane and paired 9-pane windows, ground
floor 12-pane C20 window, replacing a door, and 12-12-12 pane brick
canted bay with slate roof. Windows have similar pointed tracery
to top panes, but painted-on in some cases. East end stack. The
home of Thomas Moore (1779-1852), Irish poet, from 1818-52. His
study was the 'barrel-room' with curved ceiling in the right-hand

Listing NGR: ST9590265867

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Source: English Heritage

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