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Cogswell, Bremhill

Description: Cogswell

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316205

OS Grid Reference: ST9493874279
OS Grid Coordinates: 394938, 174279
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4675, -2.0742

Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 3RL

Locality: Bremhill
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 3RL

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Listing Text

ST 97 SW
7/81 Cogswell
House, C16 and C17, rubble stone and timber-frame with stone slate
roof, end stacks and rear stacks. Two storeys and attic, three
hipped dormers, two with C18 leaded lights. Four-window front,
main part timber-framed with rubble stone plinth and east end wall,
the right end bay, possibly added in C17, wholly rubble stone.
Late C18 sashes, 16-pane and two 12-pane sashes to first floor of
main part and paired 12-pane sashes each side of door in rendered
stone slated porch. Right bay has 16-pane above and paired 12-pane
sashes below. Framing has heavy wall-posts and one angle brace.
East end outside stack and ground floor hollow-moulded mullion
window. Rear has three gabled additions behind main range, C20
flat roofed extension behind right bay and to south west a one-room
plan formerly detached cottage with south stack and hipped eaves
dormer to west and east sides. Link between cottage and west end
of house has a reset C16 or C17 studded plank door. Three gabled
additions are early C18 to east with cyma-moulded recessed 2-light
mullion window to first floor east and south, the south window
altered to 12-pane sash; C17 to centre with hollow-moulded mullion
windows, 2-light each floor and single light to attic and late C18
to right in red brick.
Interior: hall has rear wall stone chamfered Tudor-arched
fireplace and east room has Tudor-arched fireplace with renewed
timber lintel. Chamfered and stopped beams. Winding stair to rear
with some plank panelling. Early C18 bolection fireplace in south
east rear wing and another similar in first floor west room. Five-
bay tie-beam and collar truss roof, the west two bays possibly
added. An inventory of Thomas Cogswell of 1616 records a hall,
buttery and kitchen with rooms above the hall and buttery. Owned
by the Crook family in C18.

Listing NGR: ST9493874279

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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