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LADY BROWN'S COTTAGES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LADY BROWN'S COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1021634

Location

LADY BROWN'S COTTAGES, 1-5, POLEBARN ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Trowbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1976

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 314105

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

POLEBARN ROAD 1. 5411 (South West Side) Nos 1 to 5 (consec) (Lady Brown's Cottages) ST 8557 7/336 II GV

2. 1899 by A. S. Goodridge of Bath. A pair of single storey Tudor style picturesque almshouses, originally 3 per block. Snecked rubble with timber and brick infil to gables of Nos 1 and 2 and tile hung gables to Nos 3, 4 and 5. 2 gables to each front. 7 tall chimneys per cottage block, paired octagonal shafts with coed capping and stepped bases, square pantile roofs with crested ridges. The plan and elevations are symmetrical. The main ridge has a pair of cross ridges to centre and 2 lower hipped gables to angled corners; the roof returned across main gables and form turret at rear of each block. Porches centre and at sides. Corners angled with 3 light mullion and transom windows having decorative leadwork in upper lights. A pair of similar windows to centre. 4 tablets in walls - 2 with religious sentiments, 1 with coat of arms and 1 with memorial tablet. The doors retain the original painted house-names: Oleander Cottage, Hyathinthe Cottage, Jasmine Cottage and Cedar Cottage, Cypress Cottage, Olive Cottage.

Rosefield Cottage and wall, Rosefield and Homefield with gatepiers and gates, wall between Rosefield and Police Station form a group with Nos 1 to 15 (consec)

Listing NGR: ST8595157920

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National Grid Reference: ST 85951 57920

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