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Townsend Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Urchfont, Wiltshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3W8376+2Q

Entry Name: Townsend Cottage

Listing Date: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312144

Location: Urchfont, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Urchfont

Built-Up Area: Urchfont

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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SU 05 NW
(north side)
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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