Avon Cottages

House. Circa C16 or early C17, remodelled in late C17 or early C18, extended in C18 and sub-divided in C18 or C19. No 2 timber framed with roughcast front.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
435913
Names
Avon Cottages
Coordinates
51.2030730° N, 1.7753880° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

6 Nov 1989

Avon Cottages designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Avon Cottages is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1130951
Grade
II
Name
AVON COTTAGES
Location
AVON COTTAGES, 1 AND 2, CHURCH STREET
Parish
Durrington
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 15788 44897

The following building shall be added:

DURRINGTON CHURCH STREET SU 14 SE 6/274 Nos 1 & 2 Avon Cottages GV II House. Circa C16 or early C17, remodelled in late C17 or early C18, extended in C18 and sub-divided in C18 or C19. No 2 timber framed with roughcast front. No 1 painted English bond brick with large dressed stone quoins. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Brick gable end stacks, the left hand truncated. Plan and Development: 2-room plan, each room heated from a gable end stack and with staircase between the two rooms. The right hand room (No 2) is the original house which included No 3 (qv) to the right and which might have been open to the roof and heated from an open hearth fire and then floored in circa late C17 or C18. In C18 a l-room plan addition (No 1) with a cellar was added to the left end. The sub-division. of the range into l-room plan cottages is C18 or C19. Exterior: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical front. No 1 to left has doorway on left with C20 door and window with C20 casement in segmental arch opening. No 2 has C20 shop front. 3 small attic casements under eyebrowed eaves. At rear No 2 to left has exposed timber framing and partly demolished brick oven. No 1 to right has eyebrowed eaves. Interior: No 1 has reused chamfered axial beam with hollow step stops and fireplace partly demolished. Room to right (No 2) has roughly chamfered axial beam, exposed joists and chamfered cambered timber fireplace lintel on brick jambs. The cellar under No 1 has what appears to be a reused wall post as a ceiling beam...

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Bibliography

  1. “AVON COTTAGES.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1130951>