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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: 1146157



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bishopstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 320635

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5/49 Old Rafters


Detached cottage. Late C16, altered C17 and C18. Square-panelled timber-framing with brick nogging, dressed limestone and brick to south front, thatched roof with brick stacks. L-plan. Single- storey and attic, 1-window south front. Glazed C20 door and planked stable door in thatched porch on posts with segmental- headed C20 casement to right and two c20 casements to left, one eyebrow dormer with 2-light casements. Left return has half-glazed door in thatched porch with 2-light and single-light casements to left, two eyebrow dormers with 2-light casements. Right return is windowless; evidence of raised eaves in brickwork. Rear has blocked doorway and 3-light wooden mullioned casement to main range, wing projecting to right has segmental-headed 2-light casement and eyebrow dormer to east side, north gable in banded chalk and brick; raised roofline. Interior has deeply-chamfered beams with stepped stops, open fireplace with cambered chamfered lintel on chamfered stone jambs and spice cupboard in room to right of entrance, timber-framed partitions to ground floor, planked doors. Roughly-cut rafters exposed in attics. Possibly originally a cottage with ground floor open to roof, first floor inserted when eaves raised in C17 or C18.

Listing NGR: SU0673225385

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National Grid Reference: SU 06732 25385


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