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Sopworth Manor, White Leas and Glebe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5747 / 51°34'28"N

Longitude: -2.2495 / 2°14'58"W

OS Eastings: 382805

OS Northings: 186232

OS Grid: ST828862

Mapcode National: GBR 1PN.83G

Mapcode Global: VH95P.YPN6

Plus Code: 9C3VHQF2+V5

Entry Name: Sopworth Manor, White Leas and Glebe House

Listing Date: 28 October 1959

Last Amended: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318157

Location: Sopworth, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sopworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sopworth St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 88 NW (east side)
2/160 Sopworth Manor, White Leas and
Glebe House (formerly listed as
28.10.59 Sopworth Manor)

Former Manor House, now 3 separate dwellings. Circa 1700 with
c1840 addition and further extensive additions in the early C20.
Squared and coursed rubble with ashlar dressings to C20 ranges,
ashlar to earlier blocks; stone slate roofs: hipped to 1700
block, gabled to remainder. Irregular L-shaped plan with south
facing 1700 block, 1840 service range to left and C20 additions to
rear. Two storeys and attic, 7-bay south front. Windows are 12-
pane sashes in moulded architraves. Central doorway with bolection
surround and shell hood on carved brackets. Moulded plinth,
platband linking ground floor windows, first floor string course,
second floor platband, coved cornice and 3 hipped dormers. C20
rear wings in Cotswold vernacular style with cross-mullion
fenestration under hoodmoulds within gables. Tall early C20 stone
stacks. Interior: inaccessible.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST8280586232

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