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Shirley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishopstrow, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1942 / 51°11'39"N

Longitude: -2.1545 / 2°9'16"W

OS Eastings: 389299

OS Northings: 143896

OS Grid: ST892438

Mapcode National: GBR 1VF.23N

Mapcode Global: VH97P.L7VW

Plus Code: 9C3V5RVW+M5

Entry Name: Shirley House

Listing Date: 1 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313222

Location: Bishopstrow, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bishopstrow

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bishopstrow St Aldhelm

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 84 SE
(east side)
3/5 Shirley House


Detached house. Mid C17, refenestrated and rebuilt early C19.
Rendered rubble stone, concrete tiled roof, brick stacks. U-plan,
formerly hall with flanking cross wings, Two-storey, 2-windowed;
casements. C20 door to right of centre with side-light to left,
2-light casement to either side. First floor has 1-light and 2-
light casement. Wing to right has two blind casements to first
floor of gable-end, wing to left has 2-light casement to ground and
first floors. Right return has glazed door in early C19 cast-iron
canopied porch, to left are two 2-light casements with arched
lights and hoodmoulds. First floor has two 2-light casements with
arched light and hoodmoulds. Rear has glazed door and 2-light and
3-light casements.
Interior has central hall with open fireplace; chamfered timber
lintel with rounded corners on chamfered stone jambs, deeply
chamfered beams. VCH recorded a cruck as part of the C17 timber-
framed build, rebuilt in stone in early c19; no trace of this was
seen at time of survey (May 1985). (VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 8, 1965,

Listing NGR: ST8929943896

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