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7 and 8, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.325 / 51°19'29"N

Longitude: -2.0087 / 2°0'31"W

OS Eastings: 399486

OS Northings: 158431

OS Grid: ST994584

Mapcode National: GBR 2V6.WGQ

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.4YDN

Plus Code: 9C3V8XFR+XG

Entry Name: 7 and 8, High Street

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Last Amended: 3 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445977

Location: Potterne, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Potterne

Built-Up Area: Potterne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

(east side)

14/159 Nos 7 and 8
(formerly listed as Nos 1 to 4
Porch House Cottages)

Pair of houses, c1600 timber-framed with plaster panels on rubble
stone plinth. Plain tile roof with C19 ridge stack and north end
stack on front slope. Two storeys, long 3-window range with
continuously jettied upper floor, close-studded ground floor and
square-framed first floor, each panel with concave-sided lozenge
decoration, unusual in Wiltshire. All windows renewed in late C19
with leaded cross-windows, three upper windows under small gablets,
a C19 invention, Ground foor has cross-window, plank door to No 7,
cross-window, C19 plank door to through passage and 5-light
transomed window. Rear has exposed framing and 3 C19 pointed
gabled dormers. Ground floor has heavy chamfered beams with bar
stops. One mid C18 corner fireplace with fluted keystone to No 7.
No 7 was probably the hall and parlour range, No 8 the kitchen of a
single house.
(Wiltshire Buildings Record)

Listing NGR: ST9948958434

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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