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The Cottage, Bishopstrow

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313225

OS Grid Reference: ST8926943910
OS Grid Coordinates: 389269, 143910
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1943, -2.1549

Locality: Bishopstrow
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 9HN

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Listing Text

ST 84 SE
(west side)
3/8 The Cottage, (formerly listed as
Drayton's School)

Detached house. Mid C17 with alterations and addition to south of
mid C18. Flemish bond brick, with stone dressings to C18 build,
tiled roof, brick stacks. T-plan. Two-storey, 8-windowed with 12-
pane sashes. C18 build to left has door with 6 fielded panels in
moulded architrave with flat wooden hood on brackets, 2-storey
canted bay to left with sashes has lozenge diaper decoration,
chamfered rusticated quoins, first floor has plat band and sash
over door, moulded stone cornice and blocking course with stone
coping. C17 build to right has four small flush sashes to ground
and first floor, this facade a C18 refacing with blocking course.
Right return has C20 casements to rubble stone wall. Rear has C17
wing with C20 door and casements, first floor rebuilt early C19
with sash, casements and sashes to right of main build, C20 lean-to
extension to left.
Interior has open fireplace with chamfered lintel on stone jambs
and chamfered beam with runout stops to rear wing. C17 main range
has chamfered beams with runout stops, one beam with deep chamfer,
C18 square stone fireplace with chamfered jambs and lintel, doors
with 2 fielded panels and L or H hinges. C18 build has stair hall
with round arched opening with keystone and imposts, good stairs
have three turned balusters per tread with shaped cheeks and
moulded ramped handrail. Door with 6 fielded panels in moulded
architrave to drawing-room, marble eared fireplace surround has
rococo frieze and cornice, dentilled ceiling cornice. First floor
has C17 deeply chamfered beam with bar stops, C18 square beaded
fireplace surround, doors with 2 or 6 fielded panels and H hinges,
beaded architraves.

Listing NGR: ST8926943910

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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