Description: Down Barn Cottage
Date Listed: 2 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 311370
OS Grid Reference: SU1308669531
OS Grid Coordinates: 413086, 169531
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4246, -1.8132
SU 16 NW WEST OVERTON -
9/118 Down Barn Cottage
Cottage. c1850-70. Sarsen with brick quoins and dressings.
Thatched roof. Two storeys, 'T'-plan with entrance, now blocked,
lateral to stem of 'T' leading to stair hall. Now a boarded
entrance door to living room. Paned casement windows and thatch
swept over two flush dormers. Gable stacks.
Interior has large fireplace with mantel beam to living room, with
oven at side. A surviving example of the remote shepherd's cottage
still retaining the traditional large fireplace.
Listing NGR: SU1308669531
Source: English Heritage
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