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Latitude: 51.3125 / 51°18'45"N
Longitude: -1.9381 / 1°56'17"W
OS Eastings: 404412
OS Northings: 157048
OS Grid: SU044570
Mapcode National: GBR 3WT.NTL
Mapcode Global: VHB4P.C88N
Entry Name: Townsend Cottage
Listing Date: 25 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1364620
English Heritage Legacy ID: 312144
Location: Urchfont, Wiltshire, SN10
Civil Parish: Urchfont
Built-Up Area: Urchfont
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
SU 05 NW
2/238 No 5 (Townsend Cottage)
Cottage. C17 or C18 incorporating gable of C15-C16 cottage. Brick
on stone sills, thatched roof. Two storeys, single bay, being the
end bay of row of 5 cottages. Entrance to rear on pantiled lean-to
on gable end. C20 metal windows but timber casements to upper
floor. Embedded in gable wall is an exposed full cruck frame with
threaded diagonal ridge apex and halved-in collar. Some timber
framing to rear. Stack in gable wall.
Interior has chamfered cross beams with check and scoop stops.
Cambered beam with mortices form trimming to stack. Cruck frame
belongs to cottage built against gable, now demolished.
Listing NGR: SU0441257048
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