BLACK BARN COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1262168
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1968
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
BLACK BARN COTTAGE, 46, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLACK BARN COTTAGE, 46, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Steeple Ashton
National Grid Reference:
ST 90676 56789

Details

STEEPLE ASHTON HIGH STREET ST 9056 (west side) 13/258 No 46 (Black Barn Cottage) (formerly listed as 46 Black Barn 11.9.68 Farmhouse) GV II*

Detached house. C15, altered C16, refronted early C19. Square- panelled timber-framing on stone plinth with short buttresses, brick nogging, front rendered, stone slate roof, brick stacks to rear. Five-bay main range with 2-bay open hall at south end, C16 parlour wing to west. Two-storey, 3-window. Six-panelled door with flat stone hood on brackets to right of centre, 12-pane sash to right, two sashes to left. First floor has three 9-pane sashes. Right return is timber-framed with blocked doorway, single-light casement to first floor. Left return has C20 ground and attic floor casements; rendered up to top of first floor. Rear of main range has large stone and brick added stack to hall. Rear wing has dressed stone ground floor, timber-framed first floor; C20 conservatory to south side, 2-light or single-light casements. Interior: Hall range has C16 inserted ceiling with moulded cross beams, inserted lateral stack with timber lintel on stone jambs, moulded arch-braced collar truss roof exposed to first floor; chamfered windbraces formerly to two tiers of purlins, lower tier removed, smoke-blackening apparently also removed; the house was restored by Lady Long, C20. Parlour wing has restored Tudor-arched stone fireplace to ground floor, fine moulded cross-beam ceiling with exposed joists, Tudor-arched stone doorway between hall and parlour, probably a former external door. First floor bedroom with similar moulded cross beams and Tudor-arched stone fireplace, attic over with plain collar and tie-beam roof trusses and windbracing to purlins. Good example of a small house with high quality C16 alterations, in Steeple Ashton.

Listing NGR: ST9067656787

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
435720
Legacy System:
LBS

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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