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42, Holders Road, Amesbury

Description: 42, Holders Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321361

OS Grid Reference: SU1631141605
OS Grid Coordinates: 416311, 141605
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1735, -1.7681

Location: 14 Lane's Close, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7PQ

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

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Listing Text

SU 1641
(east side)

12/49 No 42

Experimental smallholder's dwelling, 1919-20 by the Department of
Scientific and Industrial Research for the Board of Agriculture and
Fisheries, supervising architect, W.R. Jaggard. Chalk concrete
blockwork on brick and flint sills, plain tiled roof. Two storeys,
L-plan with single storey wing to rear, the roof swept down over
entrance at front. C20 door. Timber paned windows with brick
sills and tiled hood under soldier course. Two brick stacks. Wide
open-raftered eaves. Walls are constructed of pre-formed dense
chalk concrete blocks, 9in x 12in x 18in, of 12 parts crushed chalk
to 1 of cement moulded in a 'Dri-crete' machine. Limewashed
finish. Suspended ground floor. One of the second group of
experimental houses built to achieve economies using local
materials and new methods.
(Building Research Special Report No 5, HMSO, 1922; Country Life
November 20th and 27th, 1920, illustrated)

Listing NGR: SU1631141605

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Source: English Heritage

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