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Limetree Cottage Including Stables Adjoining South, Amesbury

Description: Limetree Cottage Including Stables Adjoining South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 January 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 321605

OS Grid Reference: SU1552841295
OS Grid Coordinates: 415528, 141295
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1707, -1.7793

Location: Flower Lane, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7HF

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

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Listing Text

SU 1541
Limetree Cottage
including stables
adjoining south

Small house and attached stables. Probably early to mid C17, refronted with
raised eaves in circa early C19 and extended at rear in late C20. Stables added
in circa early to mid C19. Plastered timber box-frame. Concrete tile roof with
gabled ends. Brick stack at right end. Stables flint and brick with brick dress-
ings and gable-ended slate roof. Plan: 2-bay box-frame, 2-room plan, further
narrow bay at right end possibly originally part of No 16 Salisbury Road (qv) but
now contains stack serving right hand room and winder staircase. The left room's
gable end stack replaced by late C20 staircase. Late C20 extension at rear and
circa early to mid c19 stable at left (south) end. Exterior: 2 storeys.
Asymmetrical 2-window front. 2-light C19 metal-frame casements with small panes
on first floor; ground floor left replaced by C20 casement and ground floor right
large C20 bay window incorporating central porch with C20 door. Late C20 2-storey
extension at rear, rendered and with lean-to roof. Stables attached left (south),
2-storeys, doorway on right with C20 porch, central loft doorway with plank door
flanked by C20 casements. Interior: Right hand room has large chamfered stone
fireplace with Tudor arch, brick inside with niche and timber bressummer above;
chamfered axial beam with bar stops and chamfered joists with step and ogee
stops. Left hand room has chamfered axial beam with step stops and unchamfered
joists. Winder staircase with chamfered newel and balustrade at top with wavy
splat balusters. C20 joinery. Posts of box-frame have no joists. Large clasped
side purlins with simple bladed scarfs. Only truss is closed truss at centre and
roof above collar has been replaced, but it appears to have been of common rafter
type like No 16 Salisbury Road qv.
Source: RCHME, NBR report 50110.

Listing NGR: SU1552841295

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Source: English Heritage

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