History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, Wiltshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9931 / 50°59'35"N

Longitude: -1.7577 / 1°45'27"W

OS Eastings: 417103

OS Northings: 121550

OS Grid: SU171215

Mapcode National: GBR 528.LFM

Mapcode Global: FRA 766H.92H

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319638

Location: Downton, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Built-Up Area: Downton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Find accommodation in
Charlton

Listing Text

DOWNTON THE HEADLAND
SU 1721
(west side)
5/79 The Cottage

GV II

Semi-detached cottage. 3-bay C16, late C17 remodelling, late C18
rebuilding and heightening of front. Flemish stretcher bond brick,
thatched roof with brick stack. Outshut. 2-storey, 3-window
front. Stable-door has thatched canopy, to right and left are two
2-light casements with segmental heads and shutters. First floor
has three 2-light casements. Right return has one 2-light and one
single casement with C20 fixed window to first floor. Brick stack
with toothing. Rear has C20 rebuilt outshut and C20 eyebrow
dormers.
Interior has C17 ceiling beam with ogee stops, planked door with
strap hinges, chimney in centre of 3 bays. Similar history to Vine
Cottage (q.v.) to which it is attached; open to the roof and
timber-framed in C16, but possibly with a chimney, C17 ceiling and
stone stack and subsequent remodelling in late C18.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)


Listing NGR: SU1710321550

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.