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Fern Cottage, Monkton Farleigh

Description: Fern Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314566

OS Grid Reference: ST8050365418
OS Grid Coordinates: 380503, 165418
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3875, -2.2816

Location: Farleigh Rise, Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire BA15 2QN

Locality: Monkton Farleigh
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 2QN

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/120 No 74 (Fern Cottage)


Two cottages, now one house. C17, altered C19 and extended C20.
Random rubble stone, double Roman tiled roof with gable end stone
stacks. Two-storey, 3-window. Planked door to right of centre
with C20 flat stone hood on brackets, 3-light cyma-mullioned
casement with hoodmould to right, 2-light flush mullioned casement,
glazed door and 3-light ovolo-mullioned casement to left. First
floor has three 2-light C19 flush mullioned casements. Right
return has 2-light C20 casement lighting stairs, glazed door to
ground floor. Short wing to rear left, probably early C19, has 2-
light flush mullioned casements, C20 parallel range attached to
rear right.
Interior: Room to right of entrance has restored chamfered Tudor-
arched fireplace surround with winding stairs in left corner.
First floor has chamfered elliptical-arched stone fireplace in
south bedroom. Corn-drying oven formerly in lean-to extension to
rear, recess on former external wall retained. Good moulded plank
and muntin doors reset here during C20 renovations, said to be from
an hotel in Burford.

Listing NGR: ST8050365418

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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