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Rodbourne House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Paul Malmesbury Without, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5504 / 51°33'1"N

Longitude: -2.0915 / 2°5'29"W

OS Eastings: 393748

OS Northings: 183504

OS Grid: ST937835

Mapcode National: GBR 2RD.L20

Mapcode Global: VH95Z.P9N9

Plus Code: 9C3VHW25+59

Entry Name: Rodbourne House

Listing Date: 16 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315796

ID on this website: 101022278

Location: Rodbourne, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: St. Paul Malmesbury Without

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Corston and Rodbourne

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Detached house. Probable late C17-early C18 core with extensive
1859 additions and alterations (datestone on north-east tower)
carried out for Sir Hungerford Pollen. Squared and coursed rubble
with brick and stone dressings, ashlar copings and concrete tile
gabled roofs with tall triple stacks of brick and stone laid in
bands. Irregular plan with core ranges facing south and south-
west, C19 additions to north and north-east. North front of 2
elements: 4-storey tower with pyramidal roof to left of 3-storey
Cl9 section and earlier 2-storey and attic block to right with
advanced canted front. C19 section has ovolo-moulded cross-mullion
fenestration with tall 9-light windows to right of tower. Earlier
section to right has a 3-light French window to ground floor, a 16-
pane sash above and 2 gabled dormers; rusticated stone quoins.
Doorway to right of C19 section with part-glazed door. Interior:
inaccessible on resurvey but reputed to have a fine Arts and Crafts
staircase. The Hungerford Pollens were close associates of the
Pre-Raphaelites and the novelist William Thackeray is said to have
stopped here.

Listing NGR: ST9374883504

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