Cotton House


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Cotton House, Bath Road


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Statutory Address:
Cotton House, Bath Road

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

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:


SU 1768 4/150

BATH ROAD (north side) Cotton House

II 1870 (designed). 1871-72 built. Architect G.E Street. Like Littlefield, built in concrete to the patent method of Charles Drake. Cement rendering. A little tile-hanging under eaves, but otherwise no attempt to conceal the material. Brick strings at plinth and first floor sill level. Pitched tile roofs. Tall brick stacks with elaborate cornicing.

Three storeys and basements. Study and dormitory wing has two storeys and attics. Irregular plan, each part with its own pitched roof. Very steep proportions. Mullioned and transomed casements in flush frames, with moulded cornices over (no transoms on second floor). Study windows single-light. Two storey bay on south side, of which the first floor is hung with fish-scale tiles. Two attic dormers to dormitory have tile-hung cheeks and rendered gable ends with simple pargetting of vaguely zodiacal patterns. Two doors, to housemaster's and to boys' part, both planked, with contemporary iron hinges and mullioned oblong fanlight.

Listing NGR: SU1795168802


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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: 31 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00276/14
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