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Sundial Cottage, Kington Langley

Description: Sundial Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315908

OS Grid Reference: ST9291877168
OS Grid Coordinates: 392918, 177168
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4934, -2.1034

Locality: Kington Langley
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 5NB

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Listing Text

ST 97 NW (west side)

8/98 Sundial Cottage
(formerly listed as Cottage with
20.12.60 sundial 150 yds north of the
Great House)


House, later C17, extended and altered in early to mid C18,
roughcast on rubble stone with ashlar dressings, Bridgwater tile
roof, ridge stack and end stacks. Two storeys and attic. Original
house was double fronted with two 3-light recessed hollow-moulded
mullion windows each floor, hoodmoulds to upper windows and
dripcourse stepped over centre door in moulded and stopped stone
doorcase. Sundial over door dated AWPW 1685. In C18 mullions were
removed and small-paned tripartite windows inserted with centre
sash and house was extended to left with door and beaded 2-light
window below, beaded 3-light above with hoodmould. Lower
dripcourse is continued and stepped over door, C20 window replaces
door. North end has attic cyma-moulded recessed mullion window and
rear wall has similar window to each floor. Various rear and south
end additions.
Interior: one deep-chamfered beam with run-out and bar stop.

Listing NGR: ST9291877168

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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