Down Barn Cottage

28 May 2006
Down Barn Cottage, West Overton, Kennet, Wiltshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SU 16 NW WEST OVERTON - 9/118 Down Barn Cottage II Cottage. c1850-70. Sarsen with brick quoins and dressings.

Thatched roof. Two storeys, 'T'-plan with entrance, now blocked, lateral to stem of 'T' leading to stair hall. Now a boarded entrance door to living room. Paned casement windows and thatch swept over two flush dormers. Gable stacks.

Interior has large fireplace with mantel beam to living room, with oven at side. A surviving example of the remote shepherd's cottage still retaining the traditional large fireplace.

Listing NGR: SU1308669531


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


© Mr John Rendle. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Rendle, John

Rights Holder: Rendle, John


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