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Latitude: 51.2731 / 51°16'23"N
Longitude: -2.1271 / 2°7'37"W
OS Eastings: 391226
OS Northings: 152666
OS Grid: ST912526
Mapcode National: GBR 1TH.31S
Mapcode Global: VH97B.28TD
Entry Name: Yew Trees
Listing Date: 11 September 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1036517
English Heritage Legacy ID: 313664
Location: Bratton, Wiltshire, BA13
Civil Parish: Bratton
Built-Up Area: Bratton
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Bratton St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
BRATTON LOWER ROAD
11/27 Yew Trees
Detached house. Mid to late C18. Flemish bond brick, tiled
mansard roof to right hand range, left hand range plain tiled,
coped verges and gable end brick stacks. Two-storey, 3-window late
C18 entrance front. Central 6-panelled door in panelled reveals
with semi-circular fanlight and flat wooden hood on brackets, 20-
pane sash either side. Plat band to first floor; three 12-pane
sashes. Moulded stone cornice to plain brick blocking course.
Three raking dormers with 6-pane sashes to lower pitch of mansard.
Range attached to left, probably mid C18, has five 12-pane
segmental-headed sashes, 3-brick plat band to first floor; two 9-
pane sashes and three blocked sashes; two 6-pane sashes to
segmental-headed dormers. Left return in good English bond brick
has unusual diagonal brick buttresses with ogee swept copings.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (May 1986). Front of
house rebuilt following fire in 1789. Occupied by the Whitaker
family till 1940; Jeffery Whitaker opened a school here c1740
which closed c1820.
(M. Reeves, Sheep Bell and Ploughshare, 1978)
Listing NGR: ST9122652666
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