Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130951

Date first listed: 06-Nov-1989



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District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Durrington

National Grid Reference: SU 15788 44897


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The following building shall be added:

DURRINGTON CHURCH STREET SU 14 SE 6/274 Nos 1 & 2 Avon Cottages GV II House. Circa C16 or early C17, remodelled in late C17 or early C18, extended in C18 and sub-divided in C18 or C19. No 2 timber framed with roughcast front. No 1 painted English bond brick with large dressed stone quoins. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Brick gable end stacks, the left hand truncated. Plan and Development: 2-room plan, each room heated from a gable end stack and with staircase between the two rooms. The right hand room (No 2) is the original house which included No 3 (qv) to the right and which might have been open to the roof and heated from an open hearth fire and then floored in circa late C17 or C18. In C18 a l-room plan addition (No 1) with a cellar was added to the left end. The sub-division. of the range into l-room plan cottages is C18 or C19. Exterior: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical front. No 1 to left has doorway on left with C20 door and window with C20 casement in segmental arch opening. No 2 has C20 shop front. 3 small attic casements under eyebrowed eaves. At rear No 2 to left has exposed timber framing and partly demolished brick oven. No 1 to right has eyebrowed eaves. Interior: No 1 has reused chamfered axial beam with hollow step stops and fireplace partly demolished. Room to right (No 2) has roughly chamfered axial beam, exposed joists and chamfered cambered timber fireplace lintel on brick jambs. The cellar under No 1 has what appears to be a reused wall post as a ceiling beam. Roof over No 2 (to right) has large diagonally set side purlins, common rafters, collars nailed to underside of purlins and lip, including battens all smoke blackened except where the rafters, battens and collars have been replaced.

Listing NGR: SU1578844897


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Legacy System number: 321600

Legacy System: LBS

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