Description: 26, Holders Road
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321360
OS Grid Reference: SU1621841707
OS Grid Coordinates: 416218, 141707
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1744, -1.7694
AMESBURY HOLDERS ROAD
12/48 No 26
Experimental smallholder's dwelling, 1919-20, by the Department of
Scientific and Industrial Research for the Board of Agriculture
and Fisheries, architect W.R. Jaggard. Colourwashed rendered cob
on high brick sill walls, Roman tiled roof. Two storeys, 2 bays.
Entrance in single storey wing on south side. Three panelled door.
Timber windows with wide timber lintels and brick chamfered sills.
Partly external stack with tiled shoulders. One of the original
five experimental houses built to achieve economies using local
materials and revived traditional methods. Cob originally exposed,
(Jaggard, W.R., 'Report on the Work of the Department at Amesbury,
Wiltshire' 1921; Building Research Special Report No 5 1922;
Clough Williams Ellis: 'Building in Cob, Pise and Stabilised
Earth' 1922, reissued and edited by J. & E. Eastwick Field)
Listing NGR: SU1621841707
Source: English Heritage
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