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Latitude: 51.4246 / 51°25'28"N
Longitude: -1.8132 / 1°48'47"W
OS Eastings: 413086
OS Northings: 169531
OS Grid: SU130695
Mapcode National: GBR 4WY.QD9
Mapcode Global: VHB45.JG96
Entry Name: Down Barn Cottage
Listing Date: 2 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033793
English Heritage Legacy ID: 311370
Location: West Overton, Wiltshire, SN8
Civil Parish: West Overton
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
SU 16 NW WEST OVERTON -
9/118 Down Barn Cottage
Cottage. c1850-70. Sarsen with brick quoins and dressings.
Thatched roof. Two storeys, 'T'-plan with entrance, now blocked,
lateral to stem of 'T' leading to stair hall. Now a boarded
entrance door to living room. Paned casement windows and thatch
swept over two flush dormers. Gable stacks.
Interior has large fireplace with mantel beam to living room, with
oven at side. A surviving example of the remote shepherd's cottage
still retaining the traditional large fireplace.
Listing NGR: SU1308669531
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