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Castle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3811 / 51°22'51"N

Longitude: -1.5992 / 1°35'57"W

OS Eastings: 427991

OS Northings: 164748

OS Grid: SU279647

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z4.BJ7

Mapcode Global: VHC1Y.7KF3

Entry Name: Castle Cottage

Listing Date: 22 August 1966

Last Amended: 30 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310825

Location: Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Great Bedwyn

Built-Up Area: Great Bedwyn

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

GREAT BEDWYN FARM LANE
SU 26 SE
11/100 No 12 Castle Cottage
(formerly listed as No 12 The Castle)
22.8.66
II
Cottage, C16 - C17. Timber framed with brick laced flint
elevation. Thatched roof. Single-storey and attic, 2-3 bays gable
to road. Framing 3 panels high with colourwashed brick noggings,
jowled posts to gable end and clasped purlin roof. Timber frame
may be of 2 periods. On right elevation, boarded door within
porch, and to left, large C15 stone stack, offset both sides, with
moulded string course and creasing for earlier roof. Circular
flue. Possibly the remains of the hospital of St John, founded
1279. Further flue added to rear. Irregular windows. Thatch
swept over 1 dormer and half-hipped to rear. Sir Thomas Willis,
physician of local note, was born here 1620-21.


Listing NGR: SU2798564748

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