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

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 95902 65867



2/71 Sloperton Cottage

19.3.62 II

House, early C19, part red brick, part rubble stone with red brick dressings. Slate roofs. 2 storeys. The main range has double valley roof and three shallow coped gables. Three-window range of glazing bar windows with gauged brick heads and pointed tracery to top panes. 16-pane outer windows, 12-pane to centre over half- glazed door in trellis porch with tent roof. To right a rubble stone section with red brick dressings, said to be the orginal cottage. First floor 9-pane and paired 9-pane windows, ground floor 12-pane C20 window, replacing a door, and 12-12-12 pane brick canted bay with slate roof. Windows have similar pointed tracery to top panes, but painted-on in some cases. East end stack. The home of Thomas Moore (1779-1852), Irish poet, from 1818-52. His study was the 'barrel-room' with curved ceiling in the right-hand range.

Listing NGR: ST9590265867


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

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Date: 06 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/08709/22
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