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59 and 61, the Borough, Downton

Description: 59 and 61, the Borough

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319575

OS Grid Reference: SU1754421543
OS Grid Coordinates: 417544, 121543
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9930, -1.7514

Location: 59 B3080, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3LX

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

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Listing Text

SU 1721
(north side)
5/16 Nos 59 and 61


Pair of cottages. C16 cruck-built cottage, with C17 timber-framed
bay to east, mid-C17 refacing of front. Timber-framing faced with
Flemish bond brick, thatched, two brick stacks. 4 bays. Single
storey and attic, 3 windows. C20 porch to left of No. 59, No. 61
has planked door to right, boarded-up door in centre, three 3-light
and one 2-light casements. Attic has three 3-light leaded
casements. Right return has 3-light casement to ground floor and
2-light leaded casement to attic. Left return is rendered timber-
frame. Rear has 3-light and 2-light casements.
Interiors have open fireplaces with chamfered lintels on brick
jambs. Partly concealed full crucks in No. 61 represent remains of
3-bay plan with central open hall; closed trusses divide hall from
flanking bays and smoke-blackening of timbers restricted to roof
above hall. Roof of hall and east bay have curved wind braces.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1754421543

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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