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Box Hedge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Porton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1268 / 51°7'36"N

Longitude: -1.7338 / 1°44'1"W

OS Eastings: 418727

OS Northings: 136425

OS Grid: SU187364

Mapcode National: GBR 50R.6HW

Mapcode Global: VHB5K.WYS2

Entry Name: Box Hedge Cottage

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319968

Location: Idmiston, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Idmiston

Built-Up Area: Porton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Idmiston with Porton Gomeldon St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 13 NE
(east side)
3/75 Box Hedge Cottage

Cottage. C17 and C18. Timber framed with brick noggings, extended
in brick. Thatched roof. Single storey and attic, original
structure of 2 bays, lobby entry plan, extended to left in C18 as
single storey single bay, and raised in C20 to 2 storeys. One
added bay on left, with lean-to to front, C20. Framing 3.panels
high with corner braces. C20 boarded door in left framed bay
opposite stack. C19 timber casement windows, but one leaded and
one diamond pattern cast iron window in right extension. Three
flush dormers, and half-round dormer in left bay. Roof steeply
hipped to right.
Interior: North east bay with fireplace and oven, and original
stair to rear of stack. Right bay originally open to roof,
unheated, stack added later. Important as illustration of the
development of the lobby entry plan.
(RCHM Survey)

Listing NGR: SU1872736425

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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