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Cotton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.418 / 51°25'4"N

Longitude: -1.7432 / 1°44'35"W

OS Eastings: 417951

OS Northings: 168802

OS Grid: SU179688

Mapcode National: GBR 4X7.42F

Mapcode Global: VHB46.QMSC

Entry Name: Cotton House

Listing Date: 21 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310276

Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Marlborough

Built-Up Area: Marlborough

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text


(North Side)
Cotton House

SU 1768
1870 (designed). 1871-2 built. Architect G E Street. Like Littlefield, built
in concrete to the patent method of Charles Drake. Cement rendering. A little
tile-hanging under eaves, but otherwise no attempt to conceal the material. Brick
strings at plinth and 1st floor sill level. Pitched tile roofs. Tall brick stacks
with elaborate cornicing.
3 storeys and basements. Study and dormitory wing has 2 storeys and attics.
Irregular plan, each part with its own pitched roof. Very steep proportions.
Mullioned and transomed casements in flush frames, with moulded cornices over
(no transoms on 2nd floor). Study windows single-light. 2 storey bay on south
side, of which the 1st floor is hung with fish-scale tiles. 2 attic dormers
to dormitory have tile-hung cheeks and rendered gable ends with simple pargetting
of vaguely zodiacal patterns. 2 doors, to housemaster's and to boys' part, both
planked, with contemporary iron hinges and mullioned oblong fanlight.

Listing NGR: SU1795168802

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