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Bourton Green Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3786 / 51°22'42"N

Longitude: -1.94 / 1°56'24"W

OS Eastings: 404269

OS Northings: 164396

OS Grid: SU042643

Mapcode National: GBR 3W1.GBK

Mapcode Global: VHB49.BM70

Entry Name: Bourton Green Cottages

Listing Date: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311532

Location: Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bishops Cannings

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Cannings and Etchilhampton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

BISHOPS CANNINGS BOURTON
SU 06 SW
6/111 Bourton Green Cottages

- II

House, now two cottages. C15 and C16. Timber framed with
colourwashed brick noggings, thatched roof. Single storey and
attic, 2 1/2 bays with 2-bay cross wing at east end. Originally lobby
entry in half bay. Lower end two cruck bays with exposed full
crucks on gable end, the wall plate and purlins notched into back
of blades. Apex type F3. Lighter timber framing below collar.
Side framing 3 panels high, the central section raised, with corner
braces and flush dormer. Cross wing contains parlour on south side
with main chamber over, and kitchen on north. Timber casement
windows, with two C20 dormers on north. Some windows have reused
moulded canted oriel window heads.
Interior: central bay has large chalkstone fireplace with ovens
and moulded fire beam, and a chamfered spine beam. Main parlour
has moulded cross beams with stops, and blocked fireplace. Chamber
over kitchen has long curved windbraces, absent in main chamber.
Stair altered, but in approximate original position within lobby
entry. Roof half hipped and 3-flue ribbed brick stack.


Listing NGR: SU0426964396

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