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Alley Cottage Attached to North Side of Barford Park Farmhouse, Downton

Description: Alley Cottage Attached to North Side of Barford Park Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319567

OS Grid Reference: SU1820822583
OS Grid Coordinates: 418208, 122583
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0024, -1.7419

Location: Barford Lane, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3QA

Locality: Downton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 3QA

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Listing Text

SU 12 SE
(west side)
4/8 Alley Cottage attached to north
side of Barford Park Farmhouse


Cottage and stable. CD 1695 incised on keystone over window on
front, converted to farm cottage early C19. English bond brick,
tiled hipped roof, brick stacks. Single storey and attic, 3
windows. Planked door in beaded case to left, cross window to
centre with dated keystone, blocked door to left and inserted
doorway and C19 casement to right. Three gablets with 2-light
casements to attic. Right return has inserted planked door, 3-
light cast-iron casements and small casements. Rear outshut with
double gabled roof, central planked door in chamfered case and 2-
light and 1-light cast-iron casements. Valley between gables has
tile-hung extension.
Interior has planked doors, C17 newel stairs with splat balusters
and plank and muntin partition below hand rail, C18 beaded
fireplace and doorcase to north side, Initials CD are of Sir
Charles Duncombe who bought the Barford Park Estate in 1690;
Barford House was demolished 1815.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1820822583

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Source: English Heritage

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