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Latitude: 51.3635 / 51°21'48"N
Longitude: -2.0305 / 2°1'49"W
OS Eastings: 397975
OS Northings: 162711
OS Grid: ST979627
Mapcode National: GBR 2TS.HGN
Mapcode Global: VHB47.RZFN
Entry Name: Rowde Hall
Listing Date: 3 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243470
English Heritage Legacy ID: 447219
Location: Rowde, Wiltshire, SN10
Civil Parish: Rowde
Built-Up Area: Rowde
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
ROWDE HIGH STREET
11/237 Rowde Hall
House, now flats, early C18, possibly on earlier core, ashlar-
fronted with red brick sides and slate roof. Three storeys, 3-
window front with the left bay projecting. Raised plinth, moulded
string courses, cornice with egg-and-dart moulding and balustrade.
Angles of projecting bay and south-west angle of main range have
superimposed order of rusticated ground floor piers, first floor
Roman Doric pilasters and second floor pilasters with Baroque
capitals (similar to those on No 11 Church Street, Lacock, said to
have come from Bowden Park, a demolished house of c1685).
Mouldings break forward over angle piers. Under the cornice are a
series of deeply-carved square plaques either with radiating
foliage motif or crossed plant sprays or a dog's head crest, 2 to
left bay, one to return, 3 to right two bays. Left bay has 3-
storey canted bay_with mouldings carried around and sashes in
architraves, right side has 2-window range of similar sashes but in
angle is projecting ashlar enclosed porch with angle pilasters,
cornice and parapet, door in architrave with cornice and side-wall
round-headed sash. North end wall is Led brick with ashlar
dressings, 2-window range of windows with gauged brick heads and
keystones, ground floor obscured by C19 or C20 projection. South
end, to road, is red brick with ashlar rusticated quoins, mouldings
and balustrade carried around and 2 square plaques. One-window
range; second-floor blank window in architrave with semi-circular
indent in wall below, first-floor blank window with architrave and
modillion cornice, breaking string-course, and ground floor 12-pane
sash in architrave with segmental pediment, breaking string course.
East return is ashlar with mouldings carried around and narrow
sashes to upper floors. Mouldings continued around massive
projecting ashlar chimney breast, possibly surviving from earlier
building. Carved plaques on chimney-breast and on short ashlar
stack. To right, early C19 red brick 2-storey addition with slate
roof, hipped to right and front ground floor 4:12:4-pane Venetian
window with large 12-pane sash above, both with gauged brick heads.
Rear range behind not of special interest.
Listing NGR: ST9797562711
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