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Bishop's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Allington, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1545 / 51°9'16"N

Longitude: -1.7094 / 1°42'33"W

OS Eastings: 420421

OS Northings: 139516

OS Grid: SU204395

Mapcode National: GBR 50D.DNN

Mapcode Global: VHC31.B75R

Entry Name: Bishop's Cottage

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319916

Location: Allington, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Allington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Allington with Boscombe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 23 NW
(north-east side)
4/18 Bishop's Cottage

Farmhouse now house. Late C18 on site of earlier building
destroyed by fire. Colourwashed flint with brick quoins and
banding on a brick sill. Thatched roof. Two storeys, 3 bays.
Central door replaced by window, all windows C19 paired casements
within segmental headed openings. Boarded door in lean-to on
left, enclosed in glass porch. Offsetting brick courses at eaves.
Gable stacks. Continuous lean-to at rear, formerly dairy, and
rear wing on left now containing kitchen.
Interior altered, original kitchen probably in left bay fireplace.
Spine beam to living room. Wattle and daub partitions on first
floor. Original stair was in outshut. Building was built by a
Richard Bishop, bricklayer, who acquired the site in 1789 and sold
the house in 1804.
(R.C.H.M. Survey)

Listing NGR: SU2042139516

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