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24, Holders Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1745 / 51°10'28"N

Longitude: -1.7696 / 1°46'10"W

OS Eastings: 416202

OS Northings: 141726

OS Grid: SU162417

Mapcode National: GBR 503.9FQ

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.8QVY

Entry Name: 24, Holders Road

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321359

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

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

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Listing Text

AMESBURY HOLDERS ROAD
SU 1641
12/47 No 24

II
Experimental smallholder's dwelling. 1919-20, for the Board of
Agriculture and Fisheries. Colourwashed cob on flint and brick
sill, plain tiled roof. Two storeys, 2 x 2 bays, the left bay
extended and gabled to rear. Off-centre entrance to stair lobby,
living room to left and kitchen and bathroom to rear. Reeded door
and later glazed porch. Sheet glass windows with concrete lintels.
Roof hipped and sprocketed, with 2 brick stacks, 5-flue stack to
left and 2-flue on ridge to right. Walls are of 47cm cob, reducing
in thickness on first floor, laid in approximately 45cm lifts with
slate d.p.c. and tile covering string course. Suspended timber
floors to front rooms. Original iron range in living room replaced
and larger windows inserted in left bay. Interior partitions of
brick, and reeded doors. The external wall finish is as originally
planned for the initial five DSIR experimental low cost houses.
(Building Research Special Report No 5 1922; Country Life 20th
and 27th November 1920; Clough Williams Ellis: 'Building in Cob,
Pise, and Stabilised Earth' 1922)


Listing NGR: SU1620241726

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