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Latitude: 51.1744 / 51°10'27"N
Longitude: -1.7694 / 1°46'9"W
OS Eastings: 416218
OS Northings: 141707
OS Grid: SU162417
Mapcode National: GBR 503.9GW
Mapcode Global: VHB5C.8RY2
Entry Name: 26, Holders Road
Listing Date: 10 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131062
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321360
Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4
Civil Parish: Amesbury
Built-Up Area: Amesbury
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
AMESBURY HOLDERS ROAD
12/48 No 26
Experimental smallholder's dwelling, 1919-20, by the Department of
Scientific and Industrial Research for the Board of Agriculture
and Fisheries, architect W.R. Jaggard. Colourwashed rendered cob
on high brick sill walls, Roman tiled roof. Two storeys, 2 bays.
Entrance in single storey wing on south side. Three panelled door.
Timber windows with wide timber lintels and brick chamfered sills.
Partly external stack with tiled shoulders. One of the original
five experimental houses built to achieve economies using local
materials and revived traditional methods. Cob originally exposed,
(Jaggard, W.R., 'Report on the Work of the Department at Amesbury,
Wiltshire' 1921; Building Research Special Report No 5 1922;
Clough Williams Ellis: 'Building in Cob, Pise and Stabilised
Earth' 1922, reissued and edited by J. & E. Eastwick Field)
Listing NGR: SU1621841707
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