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Solstice Farm, Amesbury

Description: Solstice Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321367

OS Grid Reference: SU1630541313
OS Grid Coordinates: 416305, 141313
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1708, -1.7682

Location: Holders Road, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7PH

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

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Listing Text

SU 1641
(west side)
12/55 No 39 (Solstice Farm) and 41

Pair of experimental smallholders' dwellings. c1920-22 for the
Board of Agriculture and Fisheries. Cavity brickwork with slate
damp course, tiled roof. Two storeys, each cottage is of 2 bays
with roof carried down over single storey kitchen at gable ends.
Panelled door with 6 upper panes, and paned timber windows with
soldier course arches and tile drip course. Chamfered brick sills
bedded on tile. Roof sprocketed. Large 5-flue brick stacks on
hipped end to roof, and a 4-flue stack on party wall. Entrance to
No 41 has been altered to a glazed door, that to No 39 enclosed in
glazed porch. An example of a pair of dwellings using local
materials and traditional construction, following the initial
experimental dwellings.
(Country Life: 20th and 27th November 1920)

Listing NGR: SU1630541313

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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