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Teff Cottage, Teffont

Description: Teff Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 320433

OS Grid Reference: ST9890532137
OS Grid Coordinates: 398905, 132137
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0885, -2.0170

Location: B3089, Teffont, Wiltshire SP3 5QT

Locality: Teffont
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 5QT

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list.


1/204 Teff Cottage


House. Cl7, remodelled probably in early C19 (datestone 1822) and altered and
extended in C20. Rendered cob and stone rubble, with brick and sed stone
rubble sections at rear. Thatched roof half-hipped at left (south) end and a
gablet at north end. Axial stack with red brick shaft. PLAN: 4-room plan with
lobby entrance in front of axial stack with back-to-back fireplaces between
centre 2 rooms; divided into 2 cottages possibly in circa early C19 and reunited
and extended at right hand (north) end in C20. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmet-
rical 4:1 window range. Bay to right is C20 extension. C20 2-light casements
with glazing bars. Central C20 plank door with C20 porch with thatched canopy
on wooden posts. Datestone under eaves to left 'IH 1822'. Rear: various C20
casements first floor in half dormers. Cl7 2-light ovolo moulded stone mullion
window to right, large rounded bread oven at centre and late C20 single storey
outshut on left. Small single light stone window in south end wall. INTERIOR:
2 left-hand rooms are now one; large fireplace with dressed stone jambs,
cambered chamfered timber lintel and blocked oven; ceiling beam and joists
replaced. Room to right of centre has chamfered axial beam, exposed joists and
fireplace with chamfered timber lintel with run-out tops, oven and rebuilt brick
jambs. Only the roof space over north end accessible, where there is one truss
with straight principals, tenoned at apex and with mortices for tenoned or
threaded purlins.

Listing NGR: ST9890532137

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Source: English Heritage

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