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Latitude: 51.5425 / 51°32'32"N
Longitude: -1.9071 / 1°54'25"W
OS Eastings: 406536
OS Northings: 182622
OS Grid: SU065826
Mapcode National: GBR 3T4.BN0
Mapcode Global: VHB3J.WHMD
Entry Name: Priory Cottage
Listing Date: 15 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1022712
English Heritage Legacy ID: 316851
Location: Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4
Civil Parish: Royal Wootton Bassett
Built-Up Area: Wootton Bassett
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Wootton Bassett St Bartholomew and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SU 08 SE WOOTTON BASSETT WOOD STREET
(south west side)
11/175 No 28 (Priory Cottage)
House, C16 -C17, stone with pebbledashing, timber framed gables and
stone slate roof. 2 storey, 2 parallel ranges end on to street;
left of 1 bay with front stack and cellar now extended forward;
adjoining range 2 bays with lateral stack. Leaded windows within
timber casements, some C17 iron casements. Timber lintels.
Internally, stacks of axe dressed ashlar; right wing with
fireplace having chamfered stone jambs and chamfered cambered oak
lintel. Stack to left range with fine overmantel of c1600. Late
C17 turned balusters to stair rail between ranges. Deep chamfered
Building is said to be on the site of the small hospital of St.
John, founded 1266 and dissolved prior to 1500. Internal dressed
stone, including one with recessed curved handrail, probably re-
used from hospital.
Reference: VCH Wiltshire, Vol III, 368-9)
Listing NGR: SU0653682622
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