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Latitude: 51.4674 / 51°28'2"N
Longitude: -2.0743 / 2°4'27"W
OS Eastings: 394931
OS Northings: 174276
OS Grid: ST949742
Mapcode National: GBR 2SC.Y3J
Mapcode Global: VHB3V.0C7X
Entry Name: Cogswell
Listing Date: 25 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1199394
English Heritage Legacy ID: 316205
Location: Bremhill, Wiltshire, SN15
Civil Parish: Bremhill
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Chippenham with Tytherton Lucas
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST 97 SW
House, C16 and C17, rubble stone and timber-frame with stone slate
roof, end stacks and rear stacks. Two storeys and attic, three
hipped dormers, two with C18 leaded lights. Four-window front,
main part timber-framed with rubble stone plinth and east end wall,
the right end bay, possibly added in C17, wholly rubble stone.
Late C18 sashes, 16-pane and two 12-pane sashes to first floor of
main part and paired 12-pane sashes each side of door in rendered
stone slated porch. Right bay has 16-pane above and paired 12-pane
sashes below. Framing has heavy wall-posts and one angle brace.
East end outside stack and ground floor hollow-moulded mullion
window. Rear has three gabled additions behind main range, C20
flat roofed extension behind right bay and to south west a one-room
plan formerly detached cottage with south stack and hipped eaves
dormer to west and east sides. Link between cottage and west end
of house has a reset C16 or C17 studded plank door. Three gabled
additions are early C18 to east with cyma-moulded recessed 2-light
mullion window to first floor east and south, the south window
altered to 12-pane sash; C17 to centre with hollow-moulded mullion
windows, 2-light each floor and single light to attic and late C18
to right in red brick.
Interior: hall has rear wall stone chamfered Tudor-arched
fireplace and east room has Tudor-arched fireplace with renewed
timber lintel. Chamfered and stopped beams. Winding stair to rear
with some plank panelling. Early C18 bolection fireplace in south
east rear wing and another similar in first floor west room. Five-
bay tie-beam and collar truss roof, the west two bays possibly
added. An inventory of Thomas Cogswell of 1616 records a hall,
buttery and kitchen with rooms above the hall and buttery. Owned
by the Crook family in C18.
Listing NGR: ST9493174276
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