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Strongs Cottage, East Knoyle

Description: Strongs Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321147

OS Grid Reference: ST8801531266
OS Grid Coordinates: 388015, 131266
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0806, -2.1725

Locality: East Knoyle
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 6BG

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Listing Text

ST 83 SE
(south side)
8/41 Strongs Cottage
Detached cottage. Datestone over door: Edward Strong/1734 with
incised scrolled decoration below. Coursed rubble stone, thatched
roof with gable end brick stacks. Two-storey, 2-window front.
Four-panelled sham door in C20 gabled porch to left of centre, 2-
light casement to left and 6-pane fixed and 2-light casement to
right. First floor has two 2-light casements. English bond brick
extension attached to left has tiled roof and casements. Rear has
French windows, 2-light casement to ground floor, 2-light casement
to first.
Interior has open fireplace with lintel on stone jambs, planked
door, chamfered beams.
This may have been the home of Edward Strong junior, the mason son
of Sir Christopher Wren's senior mason, Edward Strong senior who
died 1724.
(K. Downes, Sir Christopher Wren, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST8801531266

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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