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Bell Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tilshead, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2305 / 51°13'49"N

Longitude: -1.9525 / 1°57'9"W

OS Eastings: 403411

OS Northings: 147922

OS Grid: SU034479

Mapcode National: GBR 3XR.Z02

Mapcode Global: VHB52.3BMK

Entry Name: Bell Cottage

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319890

Location: Tilshead, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tilshead

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury Plain

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

TILSHEAD HIGH STREET
SU 04 NW
(south side)
1/281 Bell Cottage
II
Detached cottage. C16 with Cl7 remodelling. Plastered brick,
thatched roof with axial brick stack. Cl7 baffle-entry, formerly
open to roof with no chimney in C16. Single-storey and attic, 2
windows. Narrow planked door to right of centre, to right is C19
canted bay window and to left is one 3-light casement. Attic has
one eyebrow dormer with 2-light casement. Right return has 2-light
casement to attic. Rear has C20 French windows and two eyebrow
dormers to attic, one with 2-light casement and one to right with
two 2-light casements, attached to right is single-storey C19 brick
extension with segmental-headed casements and corrugated-iron roof.
Interior has Cl7 inserted first floor with chamfered beams with bar
stops, central stack with blocked open fireplaces. Timber-framed
partition between left and centre bays. RCHM recorded 3-bay C16
roof with smoke-blacked timbers; two tiers of through purlins with
curved wind-bracing to upper tier. An important survival of the
open-plan cottage with Cl7remodelling on Salisbury Plain.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).


Listing NGR: SU0341447919

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