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Flood Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Orcheston, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2067 / 51°12'24"N

Longitude: -1.9171 / 1°55'1"W

OS Eastings: 405890

OS Northings: 145278

OS Grid: SU058452

Mapcode National: GBR 3Y6.84W

Mapcode Global: VHB52.QXDV

Plus Code: 9C3W634M+M5

Entry Name: Flood Cottages

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319816

ID on this website: 101355657

Location: Orcheston, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Orcheston

Built-Up Area: Orcheston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury Plain

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SU 04 NE
(east side)
2/180 Nos 3 and 4 Flood Cottages
Pair of attached cottages. 1842. Cob, Welsh slate roof with axial
brick stack. 2-storey, 4-window front; half-glazed doors with flat
hoods to left and right, with two C20 casements and two 2-light C19
casements, first floor has two C20 casements and two 2-light C19
casements. To rear is continuous original lean-to to ground floor,
first floor has two 2-light casements. Returns are windowless and
have wavy bargeboards to gables. A large cast-iron plaque on wall
to centre of front first floor, commemorates the building of the
cottages in 1842, following The Great Flood of 1841. One pair of
two in Orcheston; others are in Tilshead (q.v.) and Shrewton, the
latter are not sufficiently unaltered to be listable.

Listing NGR: SU0589045278

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