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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: 1258978



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Potterne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Apr-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 445977

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ST 9958 POTTERNE HIGH STREET (east side)

14/159 Nos 7 and 8 (formerly listed as Nos 1 to 4 Porch House Cottages) 19.3.62 GV II

Pair of houses, c1600 timber-framed with plaster panels on rubble stone plinth. Plain tile roof with C19 ridge stack and north end stack on front slope. Two storeys, long 3-window range with continuously jettied upper floor, close-studded ground floor and square-framed first floor, each panel with concave-sided lozenge decoration, unusual in Wiltshire. All windows renewed in late C19 with leaded cross-windows, three upper windows under small gablets, a C19 invention, Ground foor has cross-window, plank door to No 7, cross-window, C19 plank door to through passage and 5-light transomed window. Rear has exposed framing and 3 C19 pointed gabled dormers. Ground floor has heavy chamfered beams with bar stops. One mid C18 corner fireplace with fluted keystone to No 7. No 7 was probably the hall and parlour range, No 8 the kitchen of a single house. (Wiltshire Buildings Record)

Listing NGR: ST9948958434

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National Grid Reference: ST 99486 58430


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