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Vale Cottage, Stert

Description: Vale Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311624

OS Grid Reference: SU0275059356
OS Grid Coordinates: 402750, 159356
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3333, -1.9619

Location: Stert, Wiltshire SN10 3JE

Locality: Stert
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN10 3JE

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Listing Text

SU 05 NW
(south side)
9/204 Vale Cottage


Cottage. C16-early C17 possibly incorporating earlier work.
Timber framed with wattle and daub and colourwashed brick noggings,
thatched roof. Single storey and attic, 2½ bays extended in C20 to
3 bays. Framing 3 panels high with ogee corner braces, the centre
bay of north side raised by further panel and gabled. Oversailing
chamfered wall plate. Entrance within centre bay, recessed, and
C19 timber casement windows. South front of brick with paned
windows in segmental headed openings, and 3 raised dormers. East
gable believed to contain cruck not now visible. Extension
Tyrolean rendered blockwork with whitewashed gable. Orchard
Cottage, Vale Cottage, Vine Cottage (q.v.) and Old Mill Cottage
form a widely spaced group of interest, constructed or
reconstructed c1640-60 by New College, Oxford, with similarities in
construction, and again remodelled in mid C19.

Listing NGR: SU0275059356

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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