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277 and 279, Ablington

A Grade II Listed Building in Figheldean, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2208 / 51°13'14"N

Longitude: -1.7748 / 1°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 415824

OS Northings: 146870

OS Grid: SU158468

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZJ.G3B

Mapcode Global: VHB55.6K3Z

Plus Code: 9C3W66CG+83

Entry Name: 277 and 279, Ablington

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321474

Location: Figheldean, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Figheldean

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Figheldean St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SU 14 NE
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2/164 Nos 277 and 279

Two cottages in line. C16 and C18. Timber framed with
whitewashed brick noggings. West gable rebuilt and part tile hung,
east two bays probably rebuilt in C18, brick laced flint. Thatched
roof. Single-storey and attics. No 277 is of 2 bays with central
half bay containing stack. No 279 of one wide and one narrow bay.
Door with glazed panels and thatched canopies, that to No 277
entering to main living room. Paned casement windows, but raised
gabled dormer over living room of 277, and one rebuilt flush
dormer. Roof half hipped.
Interior: No 277 has two cruck trusses, both of base cruck form
with tenons for missing upper truss. Cambered chamfered collar,
and tie ends supporting wall plates. Cruck building remodelled mid
C17, with new centre truss approximately lm to west of cruck frame,
and new truss to west gable, straight long wind braces. All
rafters throughout heavily smoke blackened. Secondary truss
between two central trusses has smoke blackened wattling. Living
room has blocked open fireplace with chamfered timber lintel, and
chamfered spine beam with check and scoop stops, and similar beam
partly exposed to front wall. End half hip formed later. "No 279
was extensively rebuilt c1964.

Listing NGR: SU1582446870

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