British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Reading Room Cottage, Castle Combe

Description: Reading Room Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317258

OS Grid Reference: ST8419377157
OS Grid Coordinates: 384193, 177157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4931, -2.2291

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

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

ST 8477
(west side)
6/168 Reading Room Cottage


Incorrectly marked on O.S. as Memorial Cottage. Pair of cottages,
now house, C17 origins, rubble stone with stone tiled roofs, one-
and-a-half and 2 storeys. Left side cottage, 2 storey, one window
range with coped north gable. One 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion
window to first floor. Ground floor, C20 single light ovolo-
moulded window and plain doorcase with C19 studded door. Low
buttress at left side. Right side cottage, one storey and attic
with south end stack. Dormer gable with 3-light ovolo-moulded
renewed oak mullion window over, one original and one C20 ovolo-
moulded 2-light stone-mullion window with hoodmould. North end
wall has 2-light chamfered flush stone-mullion window to ground
floor and 2-light bead-moulded upper window with hoodmould.
Leaded lights throughout.

Listing NGR: ST8419077156

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.