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Ivy Haven windy Ridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.168 / 51°10'4"N

Longitude: -1.7619 / 1°45'42"W

OS Eastings: 416746

OS Northings: 140995

OS Grid: SU167409

Mapcode National: GBR 503.RCP

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.DXY0

Entry Name: Ivy Haven windy Ridge

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321320

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Amesbury

Built-Up Area: Amesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 14 SE
(north side)

6/9 No 20 (Windy Ridge) and
No 21 (Ivy Haven)

Pair of experimental smallholders' dwellings, 1919-20, by the
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research for the Board of
Agriculture and Fisheries. Timber framed and weatherboarded on
brick sills, tiled roofs. Bilaterally symmetrical, with recessed
central section with entrances under wide eaves, and 2-bay gabled
cross wings at ends. Bead moulded boarded door in propped timber
porch, that to Ivy Haven altered and enclosed in later porch.
Paned timber windows. Brick stack on party wall and 5-flue stacks
on cross wings. Single storey wing to cross wing at rear. Walls
are constructed of framed studding with elm weatherboarding, lined
internally with diamond steel wire lattice to take haired plaster.
Party wall of brick, but internal partitions timber framed.
Suspended floors to front rooms. One of the second group of
experimental buildings, erected to achieve economies using local
materials and traditional construction. The only example of the
experiment in timber construction to survive.
(Jaggard, W.R., Experimental Cottages, A Report on the Work of the
Department at Amesbury Wiltshire 1921; Country Life, 20th and 27th
November 1920 (illustrated)

Listing NGR: SU1674740995

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