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Flood Cottages, Orcheston

Description: Flood Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319816

OS Grid Reference: SU0589445274
OS Grid Coordinates: 405894, 145274
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2066, -1.9170

Location: 26 Whatcombe Brow, Orcheston, Wiltshire SP3 4RN

Locality: Orcheston
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 4RN

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Listing Text

SU 04 NE
(east side)
2/180 Nos 3 and 4 Flood Cottages
Pair of attached cottages. 1842. Cob, Welsh slate roof with axial
brick stack. 2-storey, 4-window front; half-glazed doors with flat
hoods to left and right, with two C20 casements and two 2-light C19
casements, first floor has two C20 casements and two 2-light C19
casements. To rear is continuous original lean-to to ground floor,
first floor has two 2-light casements. Returns are windowless and
have wavy bargeboards to gables. A large cast-iron plaque on wall
to centre of front first floor, commemorates the building of the
cottages in 1842, following The Great Flood of 1841. One pair of
two in Orcheston; others are in Tilshead (q.v.) and Shrewton, the
latter are not sufficiently unaltered to be listable.

Listing NGR: SU0589445274

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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