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The Silkhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilmington, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1209 / 51°7'15"N

Longitude: -2.3255 / 2°19'31"W

OS Eastings: 377315

OS Northings: 135789

OS Grid: ST773357

Mapcode National: GBR 0TN.LWT

Mapcode Global: VH97Z.M3Z0

Entry Name: The Silkhouse

Listing Date: 9 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321182

Location: Kilmington, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Kilmington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Stour

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

KILMINGTON COTE LANE
ST 73 NE
(south side)
3/76 Nos 69 and 70, 71 and 72,
73 and 74 The Silkhouse
II
Silkhouse, now three cottages. Probably early C18. Rubblestone,
thatched roof with brick stacks. Single-storey and attic, 12
windows. Three planked doors, six 3-light and four 2-light
casements, some in blocked doorways. Twelve hipped attic dormers
with 2-light casements; 2 right bays are addition, probably late
C18. To right return is attached rubblestone and brick extension
with planked door and steel casement. Rear has three single storey
wings, all with thatched roofs, the middle one late C19, the other
two mid C20.
Interior altered and remodelled by National Trust in mid C20. West
cottage, Nos 69 and 70, has late C18 fireplace with moulded
surround and dentil cornice, some planked doors. Middle cottage,
Nos 71 and 72, has two blocked open fireplaces with timber lintels.
Twelve-bay tie beam roof with 2-bay west addition. Converted to
six cottages from a Silkhouse in 1849 by the Hoares of Stourhead
House.
(Stourhead Annals)


Listing NGR: ST7731535789

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