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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 50.9915 / 50°59'29"N

Longitude: -1.758 / 1°45'28"W

OS Eastings: 417077

OS Northings: 121370

OS Grid: SU170213

Mapcode National: GBR 528.LD0

Mapcode Global: FRA 766H.8XG

Plus Code: 9C2WX6RR+HQ

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319638

ID on this website: 101300541

Location: Wick, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Built-Up Area: Downton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(west side)
The Cottage


Semi-detached cottage. 3-bay C16, late C17 remodelling, late C18
rebuilding and heightening of front. Flemish stretcher bond brick,
thatched roof with brick stack. Outshut. 2-storey, 3-window
front. Stable-door has thatched canopy, to right and left are two
2-light casements with segmental heads and shutters. First floor
has three 2-light casements. Right return has one 2-light and one
single casement with C20 fixed window to first floor. Brick stack
with toothing. Rear has C20 rebuilt outshut and C20 eyebrow
Interior has C17 ceiling beam with ogee stops, planked door with
strap hinges, chimney in centre of 3 bays. Similar history to Vine
Cottage (q.v.) to which it is attached; open to the roof and
timber-framed in C16, but possibly with a chimney, C17 ceiling and
stone stack and subsequent remodelling in late C18.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1707721370

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