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42, Holders Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1735 / 51°10'24"N

Longitude: -1.7681 / 1°46'4"W

OS Eastings: 416311

OS Northings: 141605

OS Grid: SU163416

Mapcode National: GBR 503.9T2

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.9RNS

Plus Code: 9C3W56FJ+9Q

Entry Name: 42, Holders Road

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321361

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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SU 1641
(east side)

12/49 No 42

Experimental smallholder's dwelling, 1919-20 by the Department of
Scientific and Industrial Research for the Board of Agriculture and
Fisheries, supervising architect, W.R. Jaggard. Chalk concrete
blockwork on brick and flint sills, plain tiled roof. Two storeys,
L-plan with single storey wing to rear, the roof swept down over
entrance at front. C20 door. Timber paned windows with brick
sills and tiled hood under soldier course. Two brick stacks. Wide
open-raftered eaves. Walls are constructed of pre-formed dense
chalk concrete blocks, 9in x 12in x 18in, of 12 parts crushed chalk
to 1 of cement moulded in a 'Dri-crete' machine. Limewashed
finish. Suspended ground floor. One of the second group of
experimental houses built to achieve economies using local
materials and new methods.
(Building Research Special Report No 5, HMSO, 1922; Country Life
November 20th and 27th, 1920, illustrated)

Listing NGR: SU1631141605

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