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Church House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1985 / 51°11'54"N

Longitude: -1.9018 / 1°54'6"W

OS Eastings: 406954

OS Northings: 144374

OS Grid: SU069443

Mapcode National: GBR 3Y7.S02

Mapcode Global: VHB58.Z4FJ

Entry Name: Church House

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319852

Location: Shrewton, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Shrewton

Built-Up Area: Shrewton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury Plain

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 04 SE
(west side)
Church House
Detached house. Mid Cl7, with early C19 bay added to left of front.
Cob and flint, timber-framed first floor, tiled hipped roof, axial
brick stack, C19 addition in painted Flemish bond brick with Welsh
slate roof and brick stack to left. Cl7 lobby-entry plan, C18
corridor added to rear. 2-storey, 4-window front. Planked door in
chamfered square-headed case, now within C19 gabled porch, to right
are French windows, to left are two single casements and C19 part
has French windows. First floor has three 2-light casements with
one C20 3-light casement to C19 extension. Axial brick stack has
dentilled capping in brick. Left return has no windows. First
floor of right return has 2-light chamfered mullioned window.
Rear has one 3-light leaded casement and planked door to ground
floor of C19 extension, with 12-pane sash to first floor, main
range has two 2-light and one 3-light casement to ground floor and
three single leaded casements and one 3-light casement to first
floor; plastered timber-frame. Roof to rear has three flat-headed
dormers with 2-light casements. Attached to rear left is stable,
partly converted to kitchen, with planked doors and tiled hipped
Interior retains important Cl7 features; hall to left of front door
has fine moulded cross beams, partly cut by staircase with splat
balusters, moved from another part of the house, open fireplace has
chamfered lintel and brick jambs. Dining room to right of door has
good C18 fielded panelling and deeply chamfered ceiling beam. A
large door with 6 fielded panels, now between the hall and rear
corridor, was probably the front door, other doors with fielded
panels. Cl9 extension has fireplace with reeded surround and
paterae. The house is said to have been a falconry during the Cl9
and up to 1920s. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England),

Listing NGR: SU0695444374

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

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