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Vine Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Avebury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4242 / 51°25'27"N

Longitude: -1.8655 / 1°51'55"W

OS Eastings: 409446

OS Northings: 169470

OS Grid: SU094694

Mapcode National: GBR 3VK.P5W

Mapcode Global: VHB44.MG4L

Entry Name: Vine Cottage

Listing Date: 15 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486944

Location: Avebury, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Avebury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text


1378/11/10001 Avebury Truslow
15-FEB-01 Vine Cottage


Pair of attached cottages, converted into one house. Circa early C18; remodelled circa early-mid C19; altered later C20. Coursed stone and stone rubble with dressed stone quoins and brick window dressings. Thatched roof with half-hipped ends. Brick axial stack.
PLAN: C18 house converted in early-mid C19 into pair of attached cottages, each cottage with back-to-back fireplace in central axial stack heating kitchen and with unheated service room at either end. Converted into one house in C20.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window south front; casements with glazing bars, outer 1-light, centre 3-light casements, with brick dressings, ground floor with cambered arches; doorway to left and right of centre, the left with early C19 flush-panel door, the right with C20 glazed door. Rear [N] blind, except for two small single-light windows under eaves with wrought-iron casements with leaded panes.
INTERIOR: Partitions between principal rooms and end rooms, the left breached, the right removed and staircase at right [E] end removed. Plaster ceiling in left [W] end removed exposing joists. Brick fireplace in right-hand room with cambered brick arch. C19 roof structure has pole rafters and purlins braced apart by collars with birdsmouth joints.

Listing NGR: SU0944669470

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