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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.

Name: COTTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1034269

Location

COTTON HOUSE, BATH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
WiltshireUnitary AuthorityMarlborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 310276

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

BATH ROAD 1. 5407 (North Side) Cotton House SU 1768 4/150 II 2. 1870 (designed). 1871-2 built. Architect G E Street. Like Littlefield, built in concrete to the patent method of Charles Drake. Cement rendering. A little tile-hanging under eaves, but otherwise no attempt to conceal the material. Brick strings at plinth and 1st floor sill level. Pitched tile roofs. Tall brick stacks with elaborate cornicing. 3 storeys and basements. Study and dormitory wing has 2 storeys and attics. Irregular plan, each part with its own pitched roof. Very steep proportions. Mullioned and transomed casements in flush frames, with moulded cornices over (no transoms on 2nd floor). Study windows single-light. 2 storey bay on south side, of which the 1st floor is hung with fish-scale tiles. 2 attic dormers to dormitory have tile-hung cheeks and rendered gable ends with simple pargetting of vaguely zodiacal patterns. 2 doors, to housemaster's and to boys' part, both planked, with contemporary iron hinges and mullioned oblong fanlight.

Listing NGR: SU1794468799

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National Grid Reference: SU 17960 68806

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