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81 and 82, the Island, Horningsham

Description: 81 and 82, the Island

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 313353

OS Grid Reference: ST8159041151
OS Grid Coordinates: 381590, 141151
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1693, -2.2647

Location: 76 The Island, Horningsham BA12 7LJ

Locality: Horningsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7LJ

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(west side)
2/132 Nos 81 and 82


Wool drying house and attached workshop and cottage, now two semi-
detached cottages. Mid C18. No 81 is painted rubble stone with
tiled hipped roof and brick stack to right, No 82 is rubble stone
with tiled roof. No 81 is two storey, 2-windowed; casements with
4-panelled door to left of centre and 2-light casement either side,
two 2-light casements to first floor. Left return has 2-light
casement to first floor. Single storey outhouse linking No 81 with
No 82 has planked door and two 2-light casements, tall brick stack.
No 81 is former octagonal drying house; 2 storeys with planked
door in gabled porch, tiled offset to first floor, 1-light casement
over door and decoration with bottle ends. Left return has blocked
openings on ground and first floor, C19 stack now on this wall.
Rear has 2-light casements.
Interiors not accessible, but altered C20.
These buildings are all that remains of a former woollen industry
in Horningsham, formerly with larger mill and factory complex,
owned by the Everett family during the late C18 and early C19.
(K.H. Rogers, Wiltshire and Somerset Woollen Mills, 1976.)

Listing NGR: ST8159041151

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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