17 Horse Road
- 4 Oct 2000
- 17 Horse Road, Hilperton, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA14 7PE
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST 85 NE HILPERTON HORSE ROAD
7/343 No 17
Detached cottage, formerly two. C16. Part timber frame with brick . nogging, part limestone rubble, including base courses, gable wall, and extension at right; thatched roof. A three-bay cruck cottage with cross-passage, the right end rebuilt in stone and with winder stairs adjacent to fire openings. Front is single storey and attic, three 2-light wood casements and a 4-pane sash to ground floor, a 3-light and a 2-light wood casement over, each to eyebrow dormer; brick stack to each gable. Door to light gabled hood near centre, but original door seems to have been just to right of this.
Pair of crucks to left gable, with collar, tie-beam, and heavy cross beam at lower level, all concealed in part by, later rubble outbuilding. Back has lean-to with sheet metal canopy across full width; two large buttresses to eaves in left bay.
Interior has blocked bressumer fireplaces at each end, and winder stairs to each. Plank and muntin partition. Second cruck pair has cambered collar but no tie-beam; one curved wind brace to south- east. Building faces north-west. An early building which has seen few changes in the C20.
Listing NGR: ST8661059725
© Gill Cardy. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Cardy, Gill
Rights Holder: Cardy, Gill
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