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Bath Road Museum Apsley House and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastcott, Swindon

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Coordinates

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: Central Swindon South, 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

SU 1583 NE; 8/7

SWINDON,
BATH ROAD (north side),
Bath Road Museum, Apsley House and gate piers

02.10.51

GV

II

House, now Museum. c1830-40. Ashlar Bath stone, slate roof.
Central stack. 2-storey front block, split to three storeys at rear.
Two bays, with central hallway to rear stair. Two 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.
Semicircular 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
contemporary extension left.
INTERIOR: Groined vault in hallway. Reception room right has
plaster cornice. Stacks to rear walls. Stair with three straight
balusters per tread. Rusticated gatepiers to forecourt with
anthemion block cappings.


Listing NGR: SU1550483785

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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