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Latitude: 51.5133 / 51°30'47"N
Longitude: -2.0017 / 2°0'6"W
OS Eastings: 399976
OS Northings: 179375
OS Grid: ST999793
Mapcode National: GBR 2S2.4QB
Mapcode Global: VHB3P.8737
Entry Name: 92, 93 and 94, Bradenstoke
Listing Date: 17 January 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1363678
English Heritage Legacy ID: 316736
Location: Lyneham and Bradenstoke, Wiltshire, SN15
Civil Parish: Lyneham and Bradenstoke
Built-Up Area: Bradenstoke
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Lyneham with Bradenstoke St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 97 NE LYNEHAM BRADENSTOKE
7/48 Nos 92, 93 and 94.
Reputedly monastic guest house; converted to house, then subdivided into three cottages. Circa late C15; converted to house mid to late C16 and into three cottages circa C18. Timber-framed, close-studded and jettied with moulded bressumer at front, plastered panels, large framing at back with curved tension-braces and some brick nogging. Stone tile roof with hipped and gabled ends. Ashlar axial stack with weathering, moulded cap and later brick shaft; enormous stone rubble external gable end stack with set-offs and brick shaft.
PLAN: Original 2-storey putative guest house truncated and converted to 3-room and cross-passage plan house in circa mid to late C16 with kitchen at right end and hall at centre. In circa C18 subdivided into three cottages, the centre a shop. Later C19 and C20 outshuts at rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1:4 window south east front, the four original bays with close-studding and jettied on moulded bressumer supported on curved joist ends; left bay of jettied range plastered; C19 casements with iron frames, centre first floor with leaded panes, left replaced in C20; centre ground floor C18 shop front with C19 central flush-panel door, overlight and flanking 12-pane sashes with thick glazing bars and old glass; doorway to right has C19 flush-panel door with small canopy on brackets. Set back to left stone rubble bay with C20 casements. Huge stone stack on right end. Rear [NW] slate-hung gable on left with late C19 brick outshut below, C19 brick outshut at centre and late C20 conservatory on right.
INTERIOR: Nos.93 and 94: right-hand room [kitchen] has stone flag floor and moulded axial beam and chamfered joists with step stops, very large fireplace with chamfered Tudor arch timber lintel and chamfered dressed stone jambs; back of room partitioned off by panelled partition. Heavy timber-framed partition on either side of cross-passage. Left-hand room has intersecting moulded ceiling beams forming four ceiled panels, C16/17 panelling, fireplace with moulded stone jambs and moulded Tudor arch timber bressumer with carved spandrels with initials RB; this room partitioned at back by plastered wall with C17 panelled door. First floor divided into four chambers with axial and lateral plastered stud partitions and partly panelled. Left-hand front chamber has moulded stone Tudor arch fireplace. Front right-hand room has small chamfered stone fireplace with cambered arch. No.92 has moulded axial beam, chamfered joists with step stops and fireplace with moulded stone jambs and replaced lintel; fireplace in chamber above with moulded stone jambs and moulded Tudor arch timber lintel with carved spandrels and later cross at centre; left room has blocked unglazed timber window in end wall. The frame has jowled storey-posts and curved braces. Later queen-post roof structure with clasped purlins, the common-rafters and ridge-piece replaced; cross-gabled at right end with curved wind-brace.
An interesting late Medieval timber-framed building, reputedly a guest house for Bradenstoke Priory [Ancient Monument].
Listing NGR: ST9997079373
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