British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

277 and 279, Ablington, Figheldean

Description: 277 and 279, Ablington

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321474

OS Grid Reference: SU1582446870
OS Grid Coordinates: 415824, 146870
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2208, -1.7748

Location: 280-282 Ablington, Salisbury SP4 8JX

Locality: Figheldean
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 8JX

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

SU 14 NE
(north side)

2/164 Nos 277 and 279

Two cottages in line. C16 and C18. Timber framed with
whitewashed brick noggings. West gable rebuilt and part tile hung,
east two bays probably rebuilt in C18, brick laced flint. Thatched
roof. Single-storey and attics. No 277 is of 2 bays with central
half bay containing stack. No 279 of one wide and one narrow bay.
Door with glazed panels and thatched canopies, that to No 277
entering to main living room. Paned casement windows, but raised
gabled dormer over living room of 277, and one rebuilt flush
dormer. Roof half hipped.
Interior: No 277 has two cruck trusses, both of base cruck form
with tenons for missing upper truss. Cambered chamfered collar,
and tie ends supporting wall plates. Cruck building remodelled mid
C17, with new centre truss approximately lm to west of cruck frame,
and new truss to west gable, straight long wind braces. All
rafters throughout heavily smoke blackened. Secondary truss
between two central trusses has smoke blackened wattling. Living
room has blocked open fireplace with chamfered timber lintel, and
chamfered spine beam with check and scoop stops, and similar beam
partly exposed to front wall. End half hip formed later. "No 279
was extensively rebuilt c1964.

Listing NGR: SU1582446870

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.