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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: 1131141



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: East Knoyle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321147

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EAST KNOYLE MILTON ST 83 SE (south side) 8/41 Strongs Cottage GV II Detached cottage. Datestone over door: Edward Strong/1734 with incised scrolled decoration below. Coursed rubble stone, thatched roof with gable end brick stacks. Two-storey, 2-window front. Four-panelled sham door in C20 gabled porch to left of centre, 2- light casement to left and 6-pane fixed and 2-light casement to right. First floor has two 2-light casements. English bond brick extension attached to left has tiled roof and casements. Rear has French windows, 2-light casement to ground floor, 2-light casement to first. Interior has open fireplace with lintel on stone jambs, planked door, chamfered beams. This may have been the home of Edward Strong junior, the mason son of Sir Christopher Wren's senior mason, Edward Strong senior who died 1724. (K. Downes, Sir Christopher Wren, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST8801531266

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Downes, K, The Architecture of Wren, (1982)

National Grid Reference: ST 88015 31266


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