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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: 1131062



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Amesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321360

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12/48 No 26

II Experimental smallholder's dwelling, 1919-20, by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research for the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, architect W.R. Jaggard. Colourwashed rendered cob on high brick sill walls, Roman tiled roof. Two storeys, 2 bays. Entrance in single storey wing on south side. Three panelled door. Timber windows with wide timber lintels and brick chamfered sills. Partly external stack with tiled shoulders. One of the original five experimental houses built to achieve economies using local materials and revived traditional methods. Cob originally exposed, rendered later. (Jaggard, W.R., 'Report on the Work of the Department at Amesbury, Wiltshire' 1921; Building Research Special Report No 5 1922; Clough Williams Ellis: 'Building in Cob, Pise and Stabilised Earth' 1922, reissued and edited by J. & E. Eastwick Field)

Listing NGR: SU1621841707

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Clough Williams, E, Building in Cob Pise and Stabilised Earth, (1922)
Jaggard, W R , Experimental Cottages A Report on the Work of the Department at Amesbury Wiltshire, (1921)
'Building Research' in Building Research Special Report, , Vol. 5, (1922)

National Grid Reference: SU 16218 41707


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