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Manor Cottage, Downton

Description: Manor Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 319803

OS Grid Reference: SU1806121694
OS Grid Coordinates: 418061, 121694
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9944, -1.7440

Location: 3 Church Hatch, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3QA

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

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list:

SU 1821
(west side)
Manor Cottage


Cottage. Circa mid to late C17 with C18 and C19 alterations and additions.
Timber-framed, faced in red brick, lower courses are random bond with Flemish bond
above. Plain tile roof with gabled and half-hipped ends. End stacks with brick
shafts. L-shaped on plan. 2-room plan front range, left hand wing behind the right
hand room appears to be of adifferent build either later or earlier and later faced
in brick. Circa early C19 outshut behind left room. One storey and attic.
2 window east front. Circa early C20 2 and 3-light casements, attic windows in
small hipped dormers above eaves. Doorway to right inside C20 conservatory-porch.
Large C20 raking brick buttress at centre of front. Roof at rear carried down as
catslide over brick outshut. Lower rear wing with half-hipped roof.
C20 metal-frame casements and hipped dormer on north side. Interior: Exposed
timber-framed partition between 2 rooms in front range, the tie on jowled wall-post
at back. Both rooms have thin chamfered beams with convex stops, the left axial,
the right hand a cross-beam. The left room has large fireplace with chamfered
timber lintel, the chamfer running into jambs, and brick-lined oven. The right hand
room has simple C19 chimneypiece and winder staircase in rear corner against
partition. Rear wing has large chamfered axial beam with run-out stops. Roof space

Listing NGR: SU1805921692

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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