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Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SZ 47417 78306



SZ47NE SOUTH DOWN 1353-0/5/80 Downend Cottage


Cottage. Early C17 with right hand bay an C18 brewhouse, altered and restored in early C20. Built of Isle of Wight stone rubble. Thatched roof with off central brick chimneystack. 3 bay lobby entrance house of 1 storey and attics, 4 windows. 4 eyebrow dormers and modern casements under dripstones. Opposite the chimneystacks is an early C17 former doorway (now blocked) with obtusely pointed arch. To the right is a stone gabled porch with kneelers and doorcase. South gable has stone coping and kneelers and 2 C17 mullioned windows with dripstones over. Internally the Lounge has a stone fireplace with brick beehive-shaped chamfers and lambs tongue stops. Exposed square framing. The former Parlour has a 4 centred arched stone fireplace. The spine beam has 4 inch chamfers and heart shaped stops. The main bedroom has a 4 centred stone arch.

Listing NGR: SZ4741778306


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

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Date: 21 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14636/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Catherine Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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