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24, Holders Road, Amesbury

Description: 24, Holders Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321359

OS Grid Reference: SU1620241726
OS Grid Coordinates: 416202, 141726
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1745, -1.7696

Location: Holders Road, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7PP

Locality: Amesbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 7PP

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Listing Text

SU 1641
12/47 No 24

Experimental smallholder's dwelling. 1919-20, for the Board of
Agriculture and Fisheries. Colourwashed cob on flint and brick
sill, plain tiled roof. Two storeys, 2 x 2 bays, the left bay
extended and gabled to rear. Off-centre entrance to stair lobby,
living room to left and kitchen and bathroom to rear. Reeded door
and later glazed porch. Sheet glass windows with concrete lintels.
Roof hipped and sprocketed, with 2 brick stacks, 5-flue stack to
left and 2-flue on ridge to right. Walls are of 47cm cob, reducing
in thickness on first floor, laid in approximately 45cm lifts with
slate d.p.c. and tile covering string course. Suspended timber
floors to front rooms. Original iron range in living room replaced
and larger windows inserted in left bay. Interior partitions of
brick, and reeded doors. The external wall finish is as originally
planned for the initial five DSIR experimental low cost houses.
(Building Research Special Report No 5 1922; Country Life 20th
and 27th November 1920; Clough Williams Ellis: 'Building in Cob,
Pise, and Stabilised Earth' 1922)

Listing NGR: SU1620241726

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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