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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.


List entry Number: 1023972



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tilshead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319890

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TILSHEAD HIGH STREET SU 04 NW (south side) 1/281 Bell Cottage II Detached cottage. C16 with Cl7 remodelling. Plastered brick, thatched roof with axial brick stack. Cl7 baffle-entry, formerly open to roof with no chimney in C16. Single-storey and attic, 2 windows. Narrow planked door to right of centre, to right is C19 canted bay window and to left is one 3-light casement. Attic has one eyebrow dormer with 2-light casement. Right return has 2-light casement to attic. Rear has C20 French windows and two eyebrow dormers to attic, one with 2-light casement and one to right with two 2-light casements, attached to right is single-storey C19 brick extension with segmental-headed casements and corrugated-iron roof. Interior has Cl7 inserted first floor with chamfered beams with bar stops, central stack with blocked open fireplaces. Timber-framed partition between left and centre bays. RCHM recorded 3-bay C16 roof with smoke-blacked timbers; two tiers of through purlins with curved wind-bracing to upper tier. An important survival of the open-plan cottage with Cl7remodelling on Salisbury Plain. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU0341447919

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National Grid Reference: SU 03411 47922


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