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The Prospect

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.324 / 51°19'26"N

Longitude: -2.1951 / 2°11'42"W

OS Eastings: 386502

OS Northings: 158341

OS Grid: ST865583

Mapcode National: GBR 1SM.XH2

Mapcode Global: VH96W.WZXD

Plus Code: 9C3V8RF3+JX

Entry Name: The Prospect

Listing Date: 28 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441359

Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Trowbridge

Built-Up Area: Trowbridge

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Trowbridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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The Prospect


Large house. Circa 1830's, with later C19 and C20 additions. Limestone ashlar. Low-pitched
slate hipped roof with lead-roll hips and ridge and deep eaves. Ashlar axial and lateral stacks
with cornices. PLAN: The original house is approximately square on plan with its principal
rooms on the south east garden front and its main entrance on the south west side. Later in
the C19 a large wing was built at the rear [north west] and in the C20 another wing was
built on the the north east side. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical south east garden front
of 1:3:1 bays, the centre bowed; wooden verandah on the ground floor bowed at the centre,
with columns with shafts and spiral trail and with lead-clad tented canopy; tall French
casements on ground floor; first floor 12-pane sashes in eared moulded architraves and apron
panels. Moulded stringcourse at first floor level around whole building. South west side:
Original house on left is of 3 bays, the centre breaks forward, ground floor panelled double
doors and later C19 porch with 2 pairs of-panelled columns with composite capitals and
entablature, flanking plate-glass sashes with panelled architraves, consoles and cornices; first
floor 12-pane sashes in moulded eared architraves with apron panels. Later C19 extension
on left 3:1:1 bays with canted 2-storey bay on left and tripartite window on right.
Outbuilding wing to north west with taller pavilion at end with pyramidal roof with
weather-vane. Rendered C20 wing on north east side. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST8650258341

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