Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130736

Date first listed: 07-Jul-1989

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Jan-1990

Statutory Address: THE COTTAGE, WET LANE


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Statutory Address: THE COTTAGE, WET LANE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Mere

National Grid Reference: ST 82323 30744


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MERE WET LANE (south side) 2/85 The Church Cottage

The address and description shall be amended to read:-

ST 83 SW MERE WET LANE (south side) 2/85 The Cottage


Small detached house. Circa late C17 with late C20 extension. Stone rubble with large quoins. Thatched roof, half-hipped to right (east) and gabled left end with internal stack with brick shaft. Plan: 2-room plan facing south, with small unheated right hand (east) room and large room to left-with gable end fireplace, winder staircase beside stack and direct entry from doorway at front. In late C20 a large extension was built at right hand (east) end. Exterior: 1 storey and attic. Symmetrical 2-window south front; the first floor windows under eyebrow eaves. C20 2-light casements with leaded panes and central doorway with circa late C29 plank door and C20 gabled thatched porch. At rear (north) one small ground floor window on left and another on each floor to right, the fist floor under eyebrow eaves; all C20 metal frame casements with leaded panes. At east end large C20 2 storey wing attached by single storey link. At west end small circa late C19 brick outshut: Interior: The large left hand room has chamfered cross- beam with hollow step stops. Over the matchboard partition between the two rooms a chamfered cross-beam with runout stops. C19 plank doors. Large left end fire- place blocked by smaller C20 fireplace. To left of stack a winder staircase. The 2-bay roof has timbers of unusually heavy scantling. The central truss has large principals and collar which might be reused timber since they have redundant halv- ings for lap joints. The large purlins are exposed but the apex of the roof is sealed and inaccessible.


ST 83 SW MERE WET LANE (south side)

2/85 The Church Cottage


Small detached cottage. C18. Ribbon-pointed rubble, thatch roof. Main front, away from road is symmetrical 1 ½ storeys, 2 windows, 2-light leaded casements, set to eyebrow dormers at upper level. Central thatched C20 porch with glazed doors over plank door. Right gable has single light to first floor. To road has a 1-light and 2-light at ground floor and 2-light to eyebrow at upper level. Brick stack at west end, and small one storey brick extension. Interior not inspected. Modest but relatively unaltered externally, the cottage lies c. 10 m south east of St Matthew's Church (q.v.). Wing with garage attached to the east side (1987) not of special interest.

Listing NGR: ST8232330744


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