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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: 1252507



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Steeple Ashton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 435499

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STEEPLE ASHTON DARK LANE NORTH ST 9056 (south side) 13/229 No 6 (Old Chesils) GV II

Detached cottage. C16 with late C17 addition. Formerly timber- framed, rebuilt in rubble stone, thatched roof with gable end brick stacks. L-plan. Entrance in west gable end of 2-bay C16 range; single-storey and attic, 1-window. C20 porch and door with 2-light segmental-headed casement over. Left return has 2-light casement. Right return has 2-light casement and French windows within C20 conservatory; not of special interest. C17 two-storey range attached to north has two 2-light casements to ground and first floors, brick stack to left, C20 rear casements. Rear gable end of C16 range has lean-to extension, exposed timber-frame to attic with casements. Interior has deep chamfered beams with stepped stops, open fireplace with cambered chamfered timber lintel on wooden jambs, timber-framed partitions to C16 range, some smoke-blackening of roof timber at west end, possibly due to position of former timber smoke hood rather than to a formerly open house with central hearth. C17 range has open fireplace with plain timber lintel on stone jambs, chamfered beams.

Listing NGR: ST9082356848

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National Grid Reference: ST 90823 56848


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