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Strongs Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in East Knoyle, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0806 / 51°4'50"N

Longitude: -2.1725 / 2°10'20"W

OS Eastings: 388015

OS Northings: 131266

OS Grid: ST880312

Mapcode National: GBR 1WR.3LK

Mapcode Global: FRA 66B8.9HB

Entry Name: Strongs Cottage

Listing Date: 9 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321147

Location: East Knoyle, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: East Knoyle

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: East Knoyle St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 83 SE
(south side)
8/41 Strongs Cottage
Detached cottage. Datestone over door: Edward Strong/1734 with
incised scrolled decoration below. Coursed rubble stone, thatched
roof with gable end brick stacks. Two-storey, 2-window front.
Four-panelled sham door in C20 gabled porch to left of centre, 2-
light casement to left and 6-pane fixed and 2-light casement to
right. First floor has two 2-light casements. English bond brick
extension attached to left has tiled roof and casements. Rear has
French windows, 2-light casement to ground floor, 2-light casement
to first.
Interior has open fireplace with lintel on stone jambs, planked
door, chamfered beams.
This may have been the home of Edward Strong junior, the mason son
of Sir Christopher Wren's senior mason, Edward Strong senior who
died 1724.
(K. Downes, Sir Christopher Wren, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST8801531266

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