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Flood Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Orcheston, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2066 / 51°12'23"N

Longitude: -1.9169 / 1°55'0"W

OS Eastings: 405903

OS Northings: 145270

OS Grid: SU059452

Mapcode National: GBR 3Y6.860

Mapcode Global: VHB52.QXHW

Plus Code: 9C3W634M+J7

Entry Name: Flood Cottages

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319815

ID on this website: 101023982

Location: Orcheston, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Orcheston

Built-Up Area: Orcheston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury Plain

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SU 04 NE
(east side)
2/179 Nos 1 and 2 Flood Cottages
Pair of attached cottages. 1842. Cob, Welsh slate roof with axial
brick stack. 2-storey, 4-window front; half-glazed doors with flat
hoods to left and right, with two C20 casements and two 2-light C19
casements, first floor has two C20 casements and two 2-light C19
casements. To rear is original continuous integral lean-to to
ground floor, first floor has two 2-light casements. Returns have
wavy bargeboards to gables, no windows. A large cast-iron plaque
on wall to centre of front first floor, commemorates the building
of the cottages in 1842, following The Great Flood of 1841. One
pair of two in Orcheston; others are in Tilshead (q.v.) and
Shrewton; the latter are not sufficiently unaltered to be

Listing NGR: SU0590345270

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