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Berry Cottage, Holt

Description: Berry Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314479

OS Grid Reference: ST8660561865
OS Grid Coordinates: 386605, 161865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3557, -2.1937

Location: 296 Bradley Lane, Holt, Wiltshire BA14 6RA

Locality: Holt
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 6RA

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Listing Text

(east side)

10/31 Berry Cottage



Detached house. Late C16 and C17. Square-panelled timber-framing
on rubble stone plinth with thatched roof to C16 range, C17 part is
rubble stone with stone slate roof and stone stacks. Two-bay
timber-framed range with C17 addition to south. Two-storey, 4-
window. Door with 2 vertical panels and hipped slated porch to
left of C17 range, 3-light ovolo-mullioned casement to right, first
floor has 2-light casement and 2-light ovolo-mullioned casement.
Attic has full gable with 2-light mullioned casement, former stack
removed. C16 range has 3-light and two 2-light ovolo-mullioned
casements to ground floor and three 2-light first floor casements.
Right return has blocked doorway and window, 2-light mullioned
casements to ground floor and three 2-light first floor casements.
Right return has blocked doorway and window, 2-light mullioned
casement to attic. Rear of C17 range to left has single-light
casement and 3-light mullioned casement to left of half-glazed
door, cylindrical stair turret with C20 mullioned casement to
ground floor and 2-light attic window, first floor has 3-light
mullioned casement and 3-light casement, attic gable with 2-light
mullioned casement. C16 range to right has 2-light and 4-light
ground floor casements and first floor 2-light casement and gabled
dormer with 3-light casement, timber-frame rebuilt in rubble stone
to rear. Left return has lean-to stone addition, external stone
and brick stack to gable end of timber-framed range.
Interior: C17 range has deep chamfered beams, partly blocked open
fireplace on front wall with stone lintel on stone jambs. Room to
right of entrance has open fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel
on stone jambs. Stair turret no longer retains stair from ground
to first floor, winding stairs remain from first to attic floor.
C16 range with former external gable end wall exposed between this
range and C17 build, wattle and daub panels. Ground floor room
with C18 corner cupboard with semi-circular head, fluted pilasters
and shaped shelves. Two-bay C16 roof with one arch-braced collar
truss and some curved wind bracing, 4-bay C17 roof with collar and
tie-beam trusses and one tier of purlins.

Listing NGR: ST8660561865

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Source: English Heritage

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