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Seend Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Seend, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3487 / 51°20'55"N

Longitude: -2.0798 / 2°4'47"W

OS Eastings: 394536

OS Northings: 161073

OS Grid: ST945610

Mapcode National: GBR 2TX.8ZP

Mapcode Global: VH96Y.WCVF

Entry Name: Seend Close

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Last Amended: 3 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448270

Location: Seend, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Seend

Built-Up Area: Seend

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SEEND HIGH STREET
ST 9461
(south side)
12/305 Seend Close
(formerly listed as Seend Close
19.3.62 and stable block at Manor House)
GV
II

Stable court to Manor House (q.v.), now house, flats and stable,
c1769 for Ambrose Awdry IV, ashlar-fronted with red brick and
ashlar dressings elsewhere. Steep hipped roofs, stone-slated to
front, Bridgwater-tiled elsewhere. U-plan group of three separate
blocks, originally linked by screen walls. Matching stone eaves
cornice to all three. Centre block has slightly projected
pedimented centre over infilled former carriage-arch and hexagonal
ridge cupola. Ashlar south front has oval panel in tympanum, plain
raised imposts and keystone to arch. C20 paired doors, stone band
across at impost level and glazing to arch. Two-window range each
side of 6-pane windows over plain square coach-entries, the two to
left with panelled double doors, the 2 to right with C20 glazing.
Red brick rear to High Street has 6-pane upper windows and 12-pane
lower windows with flat brick heads each side of centre, and
moulded Gibbsian architrave to carriage archway. C20 timber
panelling and glazing. To right, two reset early C19 ashlar
gatepiers, to left a red brick wall curves out to street, with
ashlar plinth and coping and returns to two similar early C19
ashlar piers with short length of wall beyond. In courtyard, west
block, still stables, has ashlar 7-window range with 9-pane windows
below and 6-pane above, but in bays each side of centre, 6-panel
doors in flush moulded surrounds and circular windows above.
Ashlar south end has C20 upper window over blank ground floor
panel. Rear is red brick and windowless. East block, converted to
house c1960, had 7 window range of blank openings, similar to west
side on upper floor, ground floor blank windows to outer two bays
each side only, the centre windowless, but has four inserted C20
horizontal openings. Ashlar south end is similar to west block,
with C20 upper window. Red brick rear has c1960 fenestration. An
unusually large scale coach-house and stable group.


Listing NGR: ST9453661073

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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