LADY BROWN'S COTTAGES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1021634

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1976

Statutory Address: LADY BROWN'S COTTAGES, 1-5, POLEBARN ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LADY BROWN'S COTTAGES, 1-5, POLEBARN ROAD

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Trowbridge

National Grid Reference: ST 85951 57920

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 314105

Legacy System: LBS

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