Description: 46 and 47, Folly Lane
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314407
OS Grid Reference: ST8810265616
OS Grid Coordinates: 388102, 165616
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3895, -2.1724
ST 86 NE MELKSHAM WITHOUT FOLLY LANE, SHAW
1/190 Nos 46 and 47
House, now divided into two. Late C17 to late C18. Rubblestone
with stone slate roof and ashlar stacks. L-plan house but added
wing makes it a square. 2 storeys with attic. 2 windows.
Original C17 entrance (No 46) is at right angles to Folly Lane.
Door to left has drip mould, to right is 4-light ovolo moulded
mullion window with king mullion and drip mould. First floor has
2-light and 3-light ovolo mullioned window with drip moulds, gabled
attic has one 2-light ovolo mullioned window with drip mould.
Right return and entrance front of No 47 has gable with small round
headed window to right top, C20 window to ground. C20 porch has
copy mullioned window and abuts C18 wing, with 3-light ovolo
mullion to right. First floor has two 2-light mullioned windows
in gabled eaves. To rear is C20 extension and three mullioned
windows. Interior not inspected. This house was an estate
cottage of Shaw Hill House (demolished early C20) and the
additional wing with copied mullioned windows is said to be estate
work of C18.
Listing NGR: ST8810265616
Source: English Heritage
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