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Numbers 1-7 (Consecutive) and Ruskin Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4607 / 51°27'38"N

Longitude: -2.1173 / 2°7'2"W

OS Eastings: 391945

OS Northings: 173528

OS Grid: ST919735

Mapcode National: GBR 1R5.CJB

Mapcode Global: VH96C.8K03

Plus Code: 9C3VFV6M+73

Entry Name: Numbers 1-7 (Consecutive) and Ruskin Cottage

Listing Date: 7 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462441

Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Chippenham

Built-Up Area: Chippenham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Chippenham with Tytherton Lucas

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


930-1/6/277 (South East side)
07/12/93 Nos.1-7 (Consecutive)
and Ruskin Cottage


House and attached row of 7 cottages. c1850s. Ruskin Cottage
of limestone ashlar, others of coursed and dressed limestone;
slate and concrete tile roofs, each dwelling with moulded
cornicing to end stacks. Ruskin Cottage of double-depth plan;
cottages each with parlour to front and rear service wing.
EXTERIOR: Ruskin Cottage of 3 storeys with basement; 2-window
1st-floor south-west front has horned 6/6-pane and 8/8-pane
sashes, with decorative cast-iron 1st-floor balcony. Nos 1-7
of 2 storeys and each of 2-window 1st-floor range: plain
raised architraves to 6/6-pane 1st-floor sashes and 3/6-pane
ground-floor sashes, with some later C19 and C20 replacements
(to Nos 4, 5 and 6), and to panelled doors (C20 replacements
to Nos 4-6) with overlights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A well-preserved row of workers' housing, built in an area
developed for housing and industry after the arrival of the
railway in 1840-1 and similar in style to cottages erected for
workers at the Rowland Brotherhood's engineering works Nos
52-67 Marshfield Road (qv).

Listing NGR: ST9194573528

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