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The Swiss Cottage, Zeals

Description: The Swiss Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321289

OS Grid Reference: ST7809631452
OS Grid Coordinates: 378096, 131452
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0820, -2.3141

Location: Fantley Lane, Zeals, Wiltshire BA12 6ND

Locality: Zeals
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6ND

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(east side)
6/183 The Swiss Cottage
Detached house. Late C19. Rockfaced limestone with brick
dressings to ground floor, timber-framing with brick nogging to
first floor, tiled roof with ceramic ridge cresting, diagonally-set
brick stacks. Single-storey and attic. T-plan. Original porch
with diamond glazing and half-glazed door in south angle between
wing and south range, single-light and 2-light cast-iron casements
to right, one gabled dormer with 2-light casement and finial to
gable. Wing projecting to left has 3-light casement to ground
floor, square bay and to jettied attic bay with gable. Range to
left has single-light casement. Left return has ground floor 3-
light casement and jettied attic with gable and 3-light casement.
Right return has similar windows to ground floor and jetty over;
all casements are cast-iron. Rear has no windows, single-storey
extension with slate roof. Interior not accessible at time of
survey (October 1986). Said to have been built by the Chafyn-
Grove family of Zeals House (q.v.), an excellently preserved
example of this genre.

Listing NGR: ST7809631452

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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