Elfin Cottage / Park Cottage

Date:
2 Jun 2006
Location:
Elfin Cottage, Bromham, Kennet, Wiltshire, SN15 2EL
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Park Cottage, 86, Bromham, Kennet, Wiltshire, SN15 2EL
Reference:
IOE01/15504/03
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.

ST 96 NE BROMHAM CHITTOE

2/6 No 86 (Park Cottage) (formerly listed as Elfin Cottage) 19.3.62

GV II

House, C14 origins with C16 inserted floor and C18 alterations.

Timber-frame and painted rubble stone with thatched roof, half- hipped each end, ridge stack and south end stack. 1 storeys.

Leaded light casement windows, some C18, mostly C20. North end wall has jettied upper floor. East front has stone and render chimney wall with blocked former through passage door to left and casement pair beyond. Eaves casement pair in eyebrow dormer above. Exposed framing to right of stack with large gable, original barge boards and pendant finial. Two ground floor casement pairs, one C18, one C20, first floor C18 triple casement.

To right, C20 casement pair in rubble stone with exposed timbers above. Rear rebuilt in rubble stone with one C18 triple casement.

Datestone IP 1750. C20 south west wing.

Interior: Former hall-house with 2 raised cruck trusses. One surviving windbrace. Exceptional, 4-panel compartmental ceiling with deep chamfered beams, pyramid-and-bar stops and carved oval panel at centre intersection. Large beam in room to south of passage.

Listing NGR: ST9574866629

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1682 IOE Records taken by John Rendle; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr John Rendle. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Rendle, John

Rights Holder: Rendle, John

Keywords

Rubble, Stone, Thatch, Timber, Medieval Open Hall House, Monument <By Form>, Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building