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Bell Cottage, Tilshead

Description: Bell Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319890

OS Grid Reference: SU0341147922
OS Grid Coordinates: 403411, 147922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2305, -1.9525

Location: 940 High Street, Tilshead, Wiltshire SP3 4RY

Locality: Tilshead
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 4RY

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Listing Text

SU 04 NW
(south side)
1/281 Bell Cottage
Detached cottage. C16 with Cl7 remodelling. Plastered brick,
thatched roof with axial brick stack. Cl7 baffle-entry, formerly
open to roof with no chimney in C16. Single-storey and attic, 2
windows. Narrow planked door to right of centre, to right is C19
canted bay window and to left is one 3-light casement. Attic has
one eyebrow dormer with 2-light casement. Right return has 2-light
casement to attic. Rear has C20 French windows and two eyebrow
dormers to attic, one with 2-light casement and one to right with
two 2-light casements, attached to right is single-storey C19 brick
extension with segmental-headed casements and corrugated-iron roof.
Interior has Cl7 inserted first floor with chamfered beams with bar
stops, central stack with blocked open fireplaces. Timber-framed
partition between left and centre bays. RCHM recorded 3-bay C16
roof with smoke-blacked timbers; two tiers of through purlins with
curved wind-bracing to upper tier. An important survival of the
open-plan cottage with Cl7remodelling on Salisbury Plain.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU0341447919

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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