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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
Entry Name: 42, Holders Road
Listing Date: 10 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1182560
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321361
Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4
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
AMESBURY HOLDERS ROAD
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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