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40 and 42, Portway

A Grade II Listed Building in Warminster, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2065 / 51°12'23"N

Longitude: -2.1825 / 2°10'57"W

OS Eastings: 387344

OS Northings: 145272

OS Grid: ST873452

Mapcode National: GBR 1V6.71N

Mapcode Global: VH97H.4X1Y

Entry Name: 40 and 42, Portway

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Last Amended: 31 March 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312982

Location: Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Warminster

Built-Up Area: Warminster

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Warminster St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos 40 and 42
(Formerly listed as
No 81A (The Chesnuts)
and No 81B)
ST 8745 SW 6/94 28.4.52.
Mid-late C18. Originally a 5 bay house with central door, later a matching
2 window extension added and 2nd door. 2 storeys and attic. Coursed and
squared rubble with ashlar quoins. Projecting plinth in 2 stages, bottom
part ashlar, splayed ashlar capping to 2nd stage forming cills of ground floor
windows. Plain 1st floor string and over 1st floor windows. Small moulded
cornice and ashlar parapet over with coping - both these features removed
from No 42 and replaced by reconstituted Bath-faced blocks. Old tile roof
with 2 dormers. Glazing bar sash windows, 7 on 1st floor, formerly 6 on ground
floor - a 6 panel door now replaces window to left of original door. The
latter is a 6 panel door in an ashlar recess with architrave surround and
key block; radiating and wreathed fanlight; good brass eagle knocker.

Listing NGR: ST8734445272

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

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