A Becketts House / Becketts House

30 Aug 1999
A Becketts House, Tinhead Road, Edington, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA13 4PH
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Becketts House, Tinhead Road, Edington, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA13 4PH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

EDINGTON TINHEAD ROAD ST 95 SW (west side) 5/172 Becketts House (formerly listed as A Becketts) 11.9.68 GV II Detached house. Circa 1600, extended to south mid C17 and parlour wing added to north west c1700. Square-panelled timber-framing to earliest range, C17 ranges rubble stone and dressed limestone, 2- span tiled roof with paired ashlar stacks. Two parallel ranges, baffle entry at former gable end of earliest range. Two-storey, 5-window. Six-panelled studded door to left of centre with date 1623 scratched into one panel, 4-light casement to left, 4-light leaded casement, C20 recessed door and 2-light casement to right.

First floor has string course and two 2-light casements to mid C17 stone range to left, 2-light casements, fixed window and 3-light casement to right timber-framed part. Left return has C20 casements and 3-light wooden mullioned casement to ground floor.

Right return has casements to front range, C17 rear range has 3- light and 2-light ovolo-mullioned casements with hoodmoulds to gable end. Rear has mullioned casements and string courses.

Interior not accessible at time of survey (July 1986), but recorded 1979 by RCHM. 1600 range has hall with cross beams and mid C17 plaster ceiling decorated with roses, birds and lions, open fireplace with Tudor-arched moulded surround, blocked window with arched lights survives in former external south wall, contemporary cross wing on west side retains original roof. Mid C17 south range with 2-span roof has open fireplace with chamfered lintel on stone jambs, chamfered beams; probably added as service range.

Early C18 parlour range has unchamfered beams, bolection moulded fireplace with cornice to ground floor. Probably associated with the Whitaker family of clothiers.

(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: ST9306353571


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1643 IOE Records taken by Ron L Pybus; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ron L Pybus. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Pybus, Ron L

Rights Holder: Pybus, Ron L


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