Swiss Cottage

Date:
4 Aug 1999
Location:
Swiss Cottage, Folly Road, Roundway, Kennet, Wiltshire, SN10 2JA
Reference:
IOE01/00247/05
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ROUNDWAY FOLLY ROAD SU 06 SW 5/205 Swiss Cottage

II

Shooting lodge with gamekeeper's cottage attached, mid C19, built for the Colston family of Roundway Park. Timber-frame 2-storey lodge with decorative split-log cladding, asbestos deep eaves roof carried over wide 2-storey verandah on timber posts. North end stack and original barge boards on north end gable. Outside east side stairs up to verandah balcony. Original leaded windows have been replaced by plastic double-glazed windows, 4-light to first floor, 2-light below. Gamekeeper's cottage behind is red brick, 2- storey in 2 sections, with north end stack and decoratve split-log cladding on north end section.

Interior: ground floor front room has mid C19 Tudor style fireplace, first floor room has fine late C18 pant-coloured fireplace with carved plaque, presumably transferred from Roundway Park.

Listing NGR: SU0062463296

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Parker_DR IOE Records for Parker, DR; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr DR Parker. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Parker, Dr

Rights Holder: Parker, Dr

Keywords

Brick, Timber, Georgian Timber Framed Building, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Estate Cottage, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Hunting Lodge, Recreational, Hunting Site, Agriculture And Subsistence