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Cholderton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cholderton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1824 / 51°10'56"N

Longitude: -1.6771 / 1°40'37"W

OS Eastings: 422664

OS Northings: 142625

OS Grid: SU226426

Mapcode National: GBR 61C.W7W

Mapcode Global: VHC2V.WJ7X

Plus Code: 9C3W58JF+X5

Entry Name: Cholderton House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319923

ID on this website: 101023942

Location: Cholderton, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Cholderton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Cholderton

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SU 24 SW
(west side)
2/28 Cholderton House

House, 1690, probably for Jonathan Hill, merchant, of Salisbury,
altered C18 and extended in C19. Flint with brick lacings, plat
bands and dressings. Tiled roof. Double pile plan the front
raised to 3 storeys in later C18, with C19 service wing to rear
raised to 2 storeys c1970. Elevation of 7 bays, central three-
quarter glazed door within eared stone moulded architrave,
pulvinated frieze and thin canopy. Two plat bands. Twelve-pane
sashes, one original with heavy glazing bars to left of door others
later C18, all with gauged lintels. Stone cornice with simple
paired brackets and low stone parapet. Rear elevation has some
original 12-paned sashes and heavy dentilled timber eaves. Five
dormers to hipped roof and gable stacks. Rear wing C19 kitchen
over cellar, 4 bays, raised to 2 storeys to match, c1970. Rear
and end elevations have moulded bricks with scroll motif over.
Interior: most fittings and panelling of C17 house survive. Box
cornices to front rooms and marble fireplaces, including one Louis
XV chimney piece. Closed pulvinated string stair with newels with
sunk panels and timber balusters. Rear parlour has elaborate
cornice with scallops, husks and acanthus designs and unusual bed
alcove. Kitchen has flagged floor.
(R.C.H.M. Survey)

Listing NGR: SU2266442625

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