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Townsend Cottage, Urchfont

Description: Townsend Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312144

OS Grid Reference: SU0441257048
OS Grid Coordinates: 404412, 157048
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3125, -1.9381

Locality: Urchfont
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN10 4RX

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Listing Text

SU 05 NW
(north side)
2/238 No 5 (Townsend Cottage)
Cottage. C17 or C18 incorporating gable of C15-C16 cottage. Brick
on stone sills, thatched roof. Two storeys, single bay, being the
end bay of row of 5 cottages. Entrance to rear on pantiled lean-to
on gable end. C20 metal windows but timber casements to upper
floor. Embedded in gable wall is an exposed full cruck frame with
threaded diagonal ridge apex and halved-in collar. Some timber
framing to rear. Stack in gable wall.
Interior has chamfered cross beams with check and scoop stops.
Cambered beam with mortices form trimming to stack. Cruck frame
belongs to cottage built against gable, now demolished.

Listing NGR: SU0441257048

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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