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A Grade II Listed Building in Alvediston, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0092 / 51°0'33"N

Longitude: -2.038 / 2°2'16"W

OS Eastings: 397432

OS Northings: 123315

OS Grid: ST974233

Mapcode National: GBR 2Z1.MKY

Mapcode Global: FRA 66MF.V6B

Entry Name: Samways

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320228

Location: Alvediston, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Alvediston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Ebbesbourne Wake with Fifield Bavant and Alvediston St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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6/2 Samways



Detached house. Circa 1700 with additions of C18 and mid C19.
Limestone ashlar, tiled roof, ashlar or brick stacks. L-plan with
later additions to south. 2-storey, 2-window front. Chamfered
pointed doorway has heavy ledged door, 16-pane segmental-headed
sash to right and two to first floor. Coped verge to right,
stacks have moulded cappings. Projecting wing to left has two 16-
pane sashes on ground floor of right return and one to first,
moulded string course is carried over segmental heads of ground
floor, front of wing has two early C20 8-pane sashes to ground and
first floors, coped verge. C18 added bay to left has 16-pane sash
and cross window. Single storey late C17 range to left has 2-
light chamfered recessed mullioned window and one 3-light casement,
left return has ovolo-mullioned 2-light window, and saddleback
coped verge. Right return has large external stack with offsets
and string course. Rear has C19 2-storey canted bay to left with
French windows and louvred shutters, moulded cornice, to right are
French windows with painted glass and three 16-pane sashes with
string course carried over segmental heads, first floor has four
16-pane sashes, the right bay is C18 addition in same style. Left
return from front has mid C19 service addition with margin-pane
French windows and casements, in Flemish bond brick.
Interior: entrance hall with early C18 newel stairs with three
turned balusters to a tread, open string, doors with 6-fielded
panels, panelled dado. Rear single storey range has chamfered
beam with ogee stops and round-arched chamfered stone doorway with
planked door. Main reception rooms refitted c1910 with mirrored
fireplace overmantels on columns, plaster ceiling margins with
rosettes, painted glass in French windows with Arcadian scenes.

Listing NGR: ST9743223315

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

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