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Tudor Cottage, Bishops Cannings

Description: Tudor Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311557

OS Grid Reference: SU0492863362
OS Grid Coordinates: 404928, 163362
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3693, -1.9306

Location: Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire SN10 3LX

Locality: Bishops Cannings
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN10 3LX

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Listing Text

SU 06 SW
(south side)
6/135 Tudor Cottage


House. Late C16-early C17. Timber framed with whitewashed wattle
and daub and brick infilling. Brick sill and thatched roof.
Single storey and attics, 3½ bays. Lobby entry plan with entrance
to half bay between bays 2 and 3, the latter with a later C17 two-
bay rear wing. Framing 3 panels high with ogee corner braces.
Door boarded with pent stone-tiled porch. Moulded 5-light canted
oriel windows on single carved brackets, and tiled roofs. Small
diamond glazing. Windows 3-light to end bay and gable. Upper
windows in bays 2 and 3 within raised gables. Two flush dormers to
rear. Thatch peaked at gables and central brick stack. Lean-to
clasping rear wing, boarded, with Bridgewater tiled roof.
Interior has later stair in lobby. Bay 3, original parlour, has
moulded cross ceiling beams and chalkstone fireplace with timber
fire beam, and smoking chamber centrally at rear. Original hall in
bay 2 has similar fireplace with side oven, and third bread oven
in same stack opens off entrance lobby. Smaller fireplace to
chamber over parlour, now divided as access to rear wing. Central
half-bay windbraced. Rear wing has chamfered cross beams with
pyramid bar stops, and carved circular motif at intersection.
(WILBR B 1717)

Listing NGR: SU0492863362

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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