The Swiss Cottage

5 Sep 1999
The Swiss Cottage, Fantley Lane, Zeals, Salisbury, Wiltshire, BA12 6ND
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ZEALS FANTLEY LANE ST 73 SE (east side) 6/183 The Swiss Cottage GV II Detached house. Late C19. Rockfaced limestone with brick dressings to ground floor, timber-framing with brick nogging to first floor, tiled roof with ceramic ridge cresting, diagonally-set brick stacks. Single-storey and attic. T-plan. Original porch with diamond glazing and half-glazed door in south angle between wing and south range, single-light and 2-light cast-iron casements to right, one gabled dormer with 2-light casement and finial to gable. Wing projecting to left has 3-light casement to ground floor, square bay and to jettied attic bay with gable. Range to left has single-light casement. Left return has ground floor 3- light casement and jettied attic with gable and 3-light casement.

Right return has similar windows to ground floor and jetty over; all casements are cast-iron. Rear has no windows, single-storey extension with slate roof. Interior not accessible at time of survey (October 1986). Said to have been built by the Chafyn- Grove family of Zeals House (q.v.), an excellently preserved example of this genre.

Listing NGR: ST7809631452


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0485 IOE Records taken by G M Cotton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr G.M. Cotton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Cotton, G.M.

Rights Holder: Cotton, G.M.


Brick, Limestone, Slate, Tile, Timber, Victorian Detached House, Monument (By Form), House, Domestic, Dwelling, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House