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Priory Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5425 / 51°32'32"N

Longitude: -1.9071 / 1°54'25"W

OS Eastings: 406536

OS Northings: 182622

OS Grid: SU065826

Mapcode National: GBR 3T4.BN0

Mapcode Global: VHB3J.WHMD

Entry Name: Priory Cottage

Listing Date: 15 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316851

Location: Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Royal Wootton Bassett

Built-Up Area: Wootton Bassett

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Wootton Bassett St Bartholomew and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(south west side)

11/175 No 28 (Priory Cottage)


House, C16 -C17, stone with pebbledashing, timber framed gables and
stone slate roof. 2 storey, 2 parallel ranges end on to street;
left of 1 bay with front stack and cellar now extended forward;
adjoining range 2 bays with lateral stack. Leaded windows within
timber casements, some C17 iron casements. Timber lintels.
Internally, stacks of axe dressed ashlar; right wing with
fireplace having chamfered stone jambs and chamfered cambered oak
lintel. Stack to left range with fine overmantel of c1600. Late
C17 turned balusters to stair rail between ranges. Deep chamfered
ceiling beams.
Building is said to be on the site of the small hospital of St.
John, founded 1266 and dissolved prior to 1500. Internal dressed
stone, including one with recessed curved handrail, probably re-
used from hospital.
Reference: VCH Wiltshire, Vol III, 368-9)

Listing NGR: SU0653682622

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