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Market Cross Cottage and War Memorial, Castle Combe

Description: Market Cross Cottage and War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317210

OS Grid Reference: ST8418477171
OS Grid Coordinates: 384184, 177171
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4933, -2.2292

Location: The Street, Castle Combe, Wiltshire SN14 7HT

Locality: Castle Combe
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 7HT

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Listing Text

ST 8477
(west side)
6/120 Market Cross Cottage
(formerly listed as house 15 yds
north of Reading Room Cottage) and
War Memorial


House, c1800, rubble stone with stone tiled roof and end wall
stacks. 2 storey, 2-window range of flush 2-light unmoulded
mullion windows with sashes. Central door in flush doorcase. Rear
range is earlier cottage, heightened and altered. Attached to
south side is early C19 Gothic screen wall, apparently designed to
close a view, an ogee stone arch with ball finial adjoining Market
Cross Cottage and length of coped wall to a tall moulded pointed
arch with plain impost blocks, infilled with ashlar walling
converted to village War Memorial.

Listing NGR: ST8418477170

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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