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Latitude: 51.2056 / 51°12'20"N
Longitude: -2.1886 / 2°11'18"W
OS Eastings: 386923
OS Northings: 145167
OS Grid: ST869451
Mapcode National: GBR 1V5.CH4
Mapcode Global: VH97H.0YVP
Entry Name: Obelisk House
Listing Date: 28 April 1952
Last Amended: 31 March 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193636
English Heritage Legacy ID: 312855
Location: Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12
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
WARMINSTER CHURCH STREET
No 1 (Obelisk House).
[Formerly listed as No 1
ST 8645 SE 5/75 28.4.52.
Now divided into flats. Late C18 or early C19. 2 storeys. Ashlar on squared
rubble base. Plain string at 1st floor level, moulded string over 1st floor
windows. Plain frieze and moulded coved coping over parapet. Old tile roof.
2 brick chimneys. 5 windows on 1st floor, sashes, centre 3 Panes wide, remainder
4 panes. Four 4-paned windows on ground floor and central 6-panel door in plain
arched recess with raised architrave and keystone, doorhead ornamented with
key pattern, and delicate fanlight of circular pattern and device of letters
S and W and shield. The initials S. W. apparently represent the builder of the
front, Samuel White. An ancestor of the same name, or possibly the same man
when much younger, probably built No 3 Church Street. Gabled 2 storey extension
to rear with tile hung 1st floor. The back of Obelisk House is irregular and
gabled. To left hand of the street front is a 2 storey rubble extension, probably
early C19, with 2 small windows and door on ground floor, and a modern and faced
turretted clock at roof level. Erected 1913. 2 bronze plaques on house commemorating
the clock to John Hall famous Tariff Reformer in West of England 1830-1909.
Listing NGR: ST8691745167
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