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Marwarden Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0917 / 51°5'30"N

Longitude: -1.8155 / 1°48'55"W

OS Eastings: 413015

OS Northings: 132506

OS Grid: SU130325

Mapcode National: GBR 510.HSN

Mapcode Global: FRA 7627.JJ1

Plus Code: 9C3W35RM+MQ

Entry Name: Marwarden Court

Listing Date: 12 October 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446910

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Stratford sub Castle St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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1594 Marwarden Court

SU 1332 12/584
Late C16/early C17 alterations in circa 1710 and C19. East front: 2-storeyes
and attic, dressed stone, old tile roof. East front U-shaped with 3-light
leaded stone mullioned attic windows and 6-light stone mullioned and transomed
windows with C19 lights on ground and 1st floors, all under dripmoulds. Central
upper 4-light stone mullioned and transomed window and porch between the gabled
wings with rusticated jambs and flat hood on brackets. Lintel carved "Parva
sed apta domino l673". The west garden front circa 1710. 1 storey and attic
symmetrical 6 bay ashlar front with steep hipped old tile roof. 2 gabled 2
light casement dormers. 5 deep set sash windows, thick glazing bars, ashlar
architraves and sills. Door in 3rd bay from south set in ashlar architrave
surround. Acanthus console brackets supporting cornice, broken segmental pediment.
Door has thick glazing bar sashes to match windows and 2 fielded panels forming
lower door.
Interior: Hall has late C16 fireplace, cambered stone head and Jambs. Drawing
room panelled early C18, bolection mouldings, pulvinated frieze and cornice.
Red and grey marble bolection moulded mantlepiece, centre wood panel flanked
by pilasters. Early Cl8 staircase, oak with closed string, balusters cased
in. Upper hall panelled early Cl8, and bedroom with panelling. South end
of attic has exposed butt purlins, exposed principal, tenoned pegged collar
and wall posts.
Thomas Pitt bought the house in 1690 and the garden front is probably due to
him. William Pitt the elder was born here.

Marwarden Court with former stables and forecourt wall & gate form a group.

Listing NGR: SU1301532506

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