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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: 1131065



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: 321367

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AMESBURY HOLDERS ROAD SU 1641 (west side) 12/55 No 39 (Solstice Farm) and 41

II Pair of experimental smallholders' dwellings. c1920-22 for the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries. Cavity brickwork with slate damp course, tiled roof. Two storeys, each cottage is of 2 bays with roof carried down over single storey kitchen at gable ends. Panelled door with 6 upper panes, and paned timber windows with soldier course arches and tile drip course. Chamfered brick sills bedded on tile. Roof sprocketed. Large 5-flue brick stacks on hipped end to roof, and a 4-flue stack on party wall. Entrance to No 41 has been altered to a glazed door, that to No 39 enclosed in glazed porch. An example of a pair of dwellings using local materials and traditional construction, following the initial experimental dwellings. (Country Life: 20th and 27th November 1920)

Listing NGR: SU1630541313

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Books and journals
'Country Life' in 20 November, (1920)
'Country Life' in 27 November, (1920)

National Grid Reference: SU 16305 41313


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