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Lady Brown's Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3202 / 51°19'12"N

Longitude: -2.203 / 2°12'10"W

OS Eastings: 385951

OS Northings: 157920

OS Grid: ST859579

Mapcode National: GBR 1ST.1W8

Mapcode Global: VH972.R2RR

Plus Code: 9C3V8QCW+3R

Entry Name: Lady Brown's Cottages

Listing Date: 26 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314105

Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Trowbridge

Built-Up Area: Trowbridge

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Trowbridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
Nos 1 to 5 (consec)
(Lady Brown's Cottages)
ST 8557 7/336

1899 by A. S. Goodridge of Bath. A pair of single storey Tudor style picturesque
almshouses, originally 3 per block. Snecked rubble with timber and brick infil
to gables of Nos 1 and 2 and tile hung gables to Nos 3, 4 and 5. 2 gables to each
front. 7 tall chimneys per cottage block, paired octagonal shafts with coed capping
and stepped bases, square pantile roofs with crested ridges. The plan and elevations
are symmetrical. The main ridge has a pair of cross ridges to centre and 2 lower
hipped gables to angled corners; the roof returned across main gables and form
turret at rear of each block. Porches centre and at sides. Corners angled with
3 light mullion and transom windows having decorative leadwork in upper lights.
A pair of similar windows to centre. 4 tablets in walls - 2 with religious sentiments,
1 with coat of arms and 1 with memorial tablet. The doors retain the original
painted house-names: Oleander Cottage, Hyathinthe Cottage, Jasmine Cottage and
Cedar Cottage, Cypress Cottage, Olive Cottage.

Rosefield Cottage and wall, Rosefield and Homefield with gatepiers and gates, wall
between Rosefield and Police Station form a group with Nos 1 to 15 (consec)

Listing NGR: ST8595157920

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

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