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Turnpike Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Atworth, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3929 / 51°23'34"N

Longitude: -2.1995 / 2°11'58"W

OS Eastings: 386218

OS Northings: 166008

OS Grid: ST862660

Mapcode National: GBR 1RV.NR6

Mapcode Global: VH96P.T8L0

Entry Name: Turnpike Cottage

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432989

Location: Atworth, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Atworth

Built-Up Area: Whitley

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Atworth

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ATWORTH BATH ROAD
ST 86 NE
(south side)
2/15 No 118 (Turnpike Cottage)
GV II

Detached cottage. Mid C17, C18 addition. Rubble stone, stone
slate roof with coped verges and gable end stone stacks with
moulded cappings. Single-storey and attic, 2-window. Square stone
porch with planked door to left, one 2-light cyma-mullioned
casement to left and two to right; right hand bay is addition to
right of straight joint. Attic has full gabled dormer with 2-light
recessed cyma-mullioned casement to left and hipped half-dormer to
right with mullioned casement. Rear lean-to extension with C20
casements.
Interior said to have beaded fireplace surround in added bay. The
toll gate on the Bath Road was sited at this cottage, the turnpike
was set up in the first decade of the C18; the earliest in
Wiltshire.
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4, 1959).


Listing NGR: ST8621866008

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