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Converted Coach House to North East wren House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Warminster, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2048 / 51°12'17"N

Longitude: -2.1911 / 2°11'28"W

OS Eastings: 386744

OS Northings: 145087

OS Grid: ST867450

Mapcode National: GBR 1V5.JT8

Mapcode Global: VH97G.ZZ07

Entry Name: Converted Coach House to North East wren House

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313026

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

(North-West Side)
28.4.52. No 32 (Wren House)
Converted Coach House
to north-east
ST 8645 SE 5/54


An extremely good example of an early Georgian 5 bay house. Probably circa
1720 or 1730. 2 storeys and attic with a hipped mansard old tile roof. Coursed
rubble on projecting plinth with moulded coping, plain string over ground
floor windows, rusticated quoins, moulded and bracketted cornice and parapet.
Slight central break, with pediment and quoined bullseye, Venetian window
on 1st floor and wide 6 panel door on ground floor with Gibbs surround moulded
and bracketted cornice, and narrow flanking windows. Altered glazing to sash
windows, 2 ranges on each side of centre with architraves. 2 small mullioned
windows to cellars below plinth. 2 dormers with architrave surrounds, central
keyblocks and cornice and pediment.
Interior retains several period features - vaulted cellars; fine oak staircase
with 3 balusters to tread, uncut string with scrolls and guttae, scrolled
end piece, ramped dado; 2 light stair window with stop moulded mullion; eared
surround to fireplace in room on ground floor to right (from 1st floor).
Long former stable wing to rear of stone with brick quoins - recently and
well converted to accommodation with reused glazing bar sash windows. Former
coach-house, to east converted into dwelling. 1 1/2 storeys, brick lacing course
and pigeon holes.

Listing NGR: ST8674445087

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

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