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Avon Cottages, Durrington

Description: Avon Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 November 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 321600

OS Grid Reference: SU1578844897
OS Grid Coordinates: 415788, 144897
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2031, -1.7754

Location: 3 Church Street, Durrington, Wiltshire SP4 8AN

Locality: Durrington
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 8AN

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

SU 14 SE
Nos 1 & 2 Avon Cottages
House. Circa C16 or early C17, remodelled in late C17 or early C18, extended in
C18 and sub-divided in C18 or C19. No 2 timber framed with roughcast front. No
1 painted English bond brick with large dressed stone quoins. Thatched roof
with gabled ends. Brick gable end stacks, the left hand truncated. Plan and
Development: 2-room plan, each room heated from a gable end stack and with
staircase between the two rooms. The right hand room (No 2) is the original
house which included No 3 (qv) to the right and which might have been open to the
roof and heated from an open hearth fire and then floored in circa late C17 or
C18. In C18 a l-room plan addition (No 1) with a cellar was added to the left
end. The sub-division. of the range into l-room plan cottages is C18 or C19.
Exterior: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical front. No 1 to left has doorway on
left with C20 door and window with C20 casement in segmental arch opening. No 2
has C20 shop front. 3 small attic casements under eyebrowed eaves. At rear No
2 to left has exposed timber framing and partly demolished brick oven. No 1 to
right has eyebrowed eaves. Interior: No 1 has reused chamfered axial beam with
hollow step stops and fireplace partly demolished. Room to right (No 2) has
roughly chamfered axial beam, exposed joists and chamfered cambered timber
fireplace lintel on brick jambs. The cellar under No 1 has what appears to be a
reused wall post as a ceiling beam. Roof over No 2 (to right) has large
diagonally set side purlins, common rafters, collars nailed to underside of
purlins and lip, including battens all smoke blackened except where the
rafters, battens and collars have been replaced.

Listing NGR: SU1578844897

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Source: English Heritage

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