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Dray Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton Benger, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5128 / 51°30'46"N

Longitude: -2.0909 / 2°5'27"W

OS Eastings: 393790

OS Northings: 179327

OS Grid: ST937793

Mapcode National: GBR 2RZ.074

Mapcode Global: VH965.Q70L

Entry Name: Dray Cottage

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316091

Location: Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sutton Benger

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Kington Langley and Draycot Cerne

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

SUTTON BENGER DRAYCOT CERNE
ST 97 NW

8/263 Dray Cottage

II


Gamekeeper's cottage of Draycot estate, 1858, squared rubble stone
with Bridgwater tile deep-eaved roof and two rebuilt ridge stacks.
1 1/2 storeys, symmmetrical front with two gables and recessed centre,
also gabled, the gables with ornate Gothic barge boards, also
continued on side eaves. Picturesque Gothic style with 2-light
pointed windows, cusped with quatrefoil heads and hoodmoulds. Each
main gable had one upper window and two below each side of door in
rough tufa surround. Right gable has 1858 date plaque in apex,
upper window is blank and door is blocked. Left gable has apex
armorial plaque, first floor single light and altered ground floor
with C20 windows. Recessed centre has first floor 2-light and
ground floor C20 window. A three-bay tiled verandah on timber
posts is to be replaced (1986). Rear left gable has similar barge
boards, casement pair and pointed doorway with original door. Rear
centre has one horizontal sliding sash, and right has 1986
extension.
Interior: South end room has fine early to mid C18 stone fireplace
and shelf. House is illustrated 'Draycot House Estate' sale
catalogue 28.7.1922.


Listing NGR: ST9420178562

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