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Bath Road Museum Apsley House and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastcott, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.5527 / 51°33'9"N

Longitude: -1.7778 / 1°46'39"W

OS Eastings: 415504

OS Northings: 183785

OS Grid: SU155837

Mapcode National: GBR YRT.25

Mapcode Global: VHB3M.47JH

Entry Name: Bath Road Museum Apsley House and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318661

Location: Swindon, SN1

County: Swindon

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastcott

Built-Up Area: Swindon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Swindon Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

(north side)
8/7 Bath Road Museum
Apsley House and gate piers

House, now Museum. c1830-40. Ashlar Bath stone, slate roof.
Central stack. 2-storey front block, split to 3 storeys at rear.
2 bays, with central hallway to rear stair. 2 rooms deep.
Connection to late C20 extension on right. Ground floor rusticated
without perpends between end pilasters. Central entrance Greek
Doric portico with crested entablature on wide stepped podium.
Semi-circular fanlight with coloured glass. Round-headed full
height windows, margin glazed with etched flashed glass. Simple
lugged architraves to first floor windows, 12-pane sashes with
margin glazing. Recessed panel below reeded. Centre bay broken
forward. Cornice and parapet with acroteriae. Facade has
comtemporary extension left.
Interior: Groined vault in hallway. Reception room right has
plaster cornice. Stacks to rear walls. Stair with 3 straight
balusters per tread. Rusticated gatepiers to forecourt with
anthemion block cappings.

Listing NGR: SU1550483785

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