Priory Cottage, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 (Grade II)

Priory Cottage is a grade two (II) listed building in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4. It was first listed in 1985.

About Priory Cottage


11/175 No 28 (Priory Cottage)

House, C16 -C17, stone with pebbledashing, timber framed gables and stone slate roof. 2 storey, 2 parallel ranges end on to street; left of 1 bay with front stack and cellar now extended forward; adjoining range 2 bays with lateral stack. Leaded windows within timber casements, some C17 iron casements. Timber lintels. Internally, stacks of axe dressed ashlar; right wing with fireplace having chamfered stone jambs and chamfered cambered oak lintel. Stack to left range with fine overmantel of c1600. Late C17 turned balusters to stair rail between ranges. Deep chamfered ceiling beams. Building is said to be on the site of the small hospital of St. John, founded 1266 and dissolved prior to 1500. Internal dressed stone, including one with recessed curved handrail, probably re- used from hospital. Reference: VCH Wiltshire, Vol III, 368-9)

Where is Priory Cottage?

Priory Cottage is located on 28, Wood Street, in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceSU 06536 82622
Easting, Northing406536, 182622.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.542462, -1.907147
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022712
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