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Manor Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9944 / 50°59'39"N

Longitude: -1.744 / 1°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 418061

OS Northings: 121694

OS Grid: SU180216

Mapcode National: GBR 528.PWF

Mapcode Global: FRA 767H.2CT

Entry Name: Manor Cottage

Listing Date: 5 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319803

Location: Downton, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Built-Up Area: Downton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list:

DOWNTON OFF BARFORD LANE
SU 1821
(west side)
6/325
Manor Cottage

GV II

Cottage. Circa mid to late C17 with C18 and C19 alterations and additions.
Timber-framed, faced in red brick, lower courses are random bond with Flemish bond
above. Plain tile roof with gabled and half-hipped ends. End stacks with brick
shafts. L-shaped on plan. 2-room plan front range, left hand wing behind the right
hand room appears to be of adifferent build either later or earlier and later faced
in brick. Circa early C19 outshut behind left room. One storey and attic.
2 window east front. Circa early C20 2 and 3-light casements, attic windows in
small hipped dormers above eaves. Doorway to right inside C20 conservatory-porch.
Large C20 raking brick buttress at centre of front. Roof at rear carried down as
catslide over brick outshut. Lower rear wing with half-hipped roof.
C20 metal-frame casements and hipped dormer on north side. Interior: Exposed
timber-framed partition between 2 rooms in front range, the tie on jowled wall-post
at back. Both rooms have thin chamfered beams with convex stops, the left axial,
the right hand a cross-beam. The left room has large fireplace with chamfered
timber lintel, the chamfer running into jambs, and brick-lined oven. The right hand
room has simple C19 chimneypiece and winder staircase in rear corner against
partition. Rear wing has large chamfered axial beam with run-out stops. Roof space
ceiled.


Listing NGR: SU1805921692

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