THE GOTHIC COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1199233
Date first listed:
06-Jan-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
THE GOTHIC COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GOTHIC COTTAGE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Stourton with Gasper
National Grid Reference:
ST 77114 34006

Details

STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD GARDENS ST 73 SE (west side) 6/152 The Gothic Cottage (formerly listed as 6.1.66 The Rustic Cottage) GV Detached cottage and garden feature. Probably mid C18, altered late C18 and 1806 for Richard Colt Hoare. Dressed limestone and rubble stone, stone slate roof with half-hip to right and stone stack to left. Single-storey, 1-window. Entrance at right return in 1806 stone porch with pointed arched openings, planked door with strap hinges, 3-light leaded casement over. Front facing lake has canted stone bay with 4-light interlaced tracery window to front and 2-light to sides, leaded lights, gothic-style stone seat with ogee-arched supports and quatrefoiled panelled back by John Carter, added 1806. External stack to left return. Rear lean-to extension with corrugated iron roof. Interior has two beams to removed upper floor, exposed 4-bay collar and tie-beam roof, open fireplace with plain wooden surround at west end. The 1806 seat has ogee arches very similar to those on circular monument in the churchyard (q.v.). This may originally have been a dwelling but has been a summer house since 1895 at least. (K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982; N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST7711134007

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
321258
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)
Woodbridge, K , The Stourhead Landscape, (1982)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/15912/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G.M. Cotton. Source Historic England Archive
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