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Saint Edith's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3788 / 51°22'43"N

Longitude: -2.0347 / 2°2'4"W

OS Eastings: 397679

OS Northings: 164412

OS Grid: ST976644

Mapcode National: GBR 2TL.GDP

Mapcode Global: VHB47.PL5X

Plus Code: 9C3V9XH8+G4

Entry Name: Saint Edith's House

Listing Date: 3 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311210

Location: Bromham, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bromham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bromham, Chittoe and Sandy Lane

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/60 Saint Edith's House


Small country house, c1860-70, ashlar with slate roofs and ashlar
stacks. 2 storeys and attic, heavily-detailed Jacobean style with
shaped gables and large cross windows. 3-window E front, the sides
advanced and gabled with 2-storey canted bays, rusticated quoins
and 2-light attic windows. To the centre, pierced parapet with
arched-headed stepped centre panel, first floor window of 2 arched
lights in rectangular frame and ground floor double doors with
sidelights and large segmental arched overlight set in projectng
ashlar Jacobean style porch. Porch is heavily ornate with 2 pairs
of Renaissance Doric columns interrupted at mid-length by diamond
facetted blocks. Single pilaster responds, entablature with
diamond facetting and large carved coat-of-arms over, showing a
chevron and 3 turtles. Side wall stacks to each wing. South side
has pierced parapet, 2 differing gabled dormers, 3 first floor
cross windows and ground floor arcaded and pilastered conservatory
with Jacobean detail and pierced parapet. Glazed roof missing.
North front has projecting shaped gable to right and ground floor
stone canted bay with moulded arched lights to sides, carved
capitals and Florentine-traceried centre window now a door with
centre shaft removed. The rear service wing is now a separate
property, and not included in the listing.
House is said to have been built for a member of the Gaby family of
Westbrook and Netherstreet who died before the house was completed.

Listing NGR: ST9767964412

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

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