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The Cottage, Downton

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319638

OS Grid Reference: SU1710321550
OS Grid Coordinates: 417103, 121550
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9931, -1.7577

Location: Long Close W, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3HH

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

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Listing Text

SU 1721
(west side)
5/79 The Cottage


Semi-detached cottage. 3-bay C16, late C17 remodelling, late C18
rebuilding and heightening of front. Flemish stretcher bond brick,
thatched roof with brick stack. Outshut. 2-storey, 3-window
front. Stable-door has thatched canopy, to right and left are two
2-light casements with segmental heads and shutters. First floor
has three 2-light casements. Right return has one 2-light and one
single casement with C20 fixed window to first floor. Brick stack
with toothing. Rear has C20 rebuilt outshut and C20 eyebrow
Interior has C17 ceiling beam with ogee stops, planked door with
strap hinges, chimney in centre of 3 bays. Similar history to Vine
Cottage (q.v.) to which it is attached; open to the roof and
timber-framed in C16, but possibly with a chimney, C17 ceiling and
stone stack and subsequent remodelling in late C18.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1710321550

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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