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Reddish House

A Grade II Listed Building in Broad Chalke, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0267 / 51°1'36"N

Longitude: -1.9464 / 1°56'46"W

OS Eastings: 403858

OS Northings: 125259

OS Grid: SU038252

Mapcode National: GBR 409.DS0

Mapcode Global: FRA 66TD.MJM

Plus Code: 9C3W23G3+MF

Entry Name: Reddish House

Listing Date: 23 March 1960

Last Amended: 17 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320692

Location: Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Broad Chalke

Built-Up Area: Broad Chalke

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Broadchalke All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/106 Reddish House
(formerly listed as Reddish
Manor and stables)


Detached house. Early C18, for Jeremiah Cray, a clothier. Flemish
bond brick on limestone plinth with stone quoins, hipped tiled roof
with large gable end panelled brick stacks. Two-storey and attic,
4-window north front. Central 6-panelled door up stone steps with
cast-iron handrails, moulded architrave and segmental pediment on
consoles with bust above, two 12-pane sashes in moulded architraves
either side, pulvinated plat band over lintels. Four 12-pane
sashes in moulded architraves to first floor with plat band over
lintels. Centre two bays flanked by giant Composite pilasters
carried up to dentilled brick cornice and pediment with oval window
in bayleaf surround. Right return has 12-pane sashes. Attached to
left is late C18 two-storey wing with two 12-pane sashes to both
floors, brick dentilled cornice to hipped tiled roof, to left of
this is range of single-storey brick outbuildings and carriage
house. Rear has central pedimented doorway with 12-pane sash with
keystones either side and two to first floor, late C18 two-storey
wing projecting to right has 12-pane sashes and hipped roof.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (March 1986), but said to
have central hall with Tuscan scagliola columns, bolection-moulded
fireplace and stairs with wrought iron balustrade. Drawing room
with apsed alcove flanked by Ionic columns, modillioned ceiling
cornices. It is probable that some of the interior was remodelled
by Cecil Beaton who spent the last years of his life here and died
(Illustrated in sale particulars of 1980; Country Life, March 21,

Listing NGR: SU0385825259

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

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