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Sheldon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4363 / 51°26'10"N

Longitude: -2.0015 / 2°0'5"W

OS Eastings: 399992

OS Northings: 170806

OS Grid: ST999708

Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.YLR

Mapcode Global: VHB42.8579

Plus Code: 9C3VCXPX+GC

Entry Name: Sheldon House

Listing Date: 19 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456880

Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Calne

Built-Up Area: Calne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Calne and Blackland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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755-1/5/150 (East side)
19/05/50 No.10
Sheldon House


House. c1656, refronted and altered late C18-early C19,
refaced. Limestone ashlar and rubble with left-hand and rear
valley stack, with stone slate roof. 2-room plan with
right-hand and rear parallel ranges.
2 storeys, cellar and attic; 3-window range. A symmetrical
front has pilasters, cornice, and parapet with raised central
section, coped gables with right-hand ball finial. Central
doorway has a bracketed pediment and architrave to a 6-panel
door, the top pair glazed. Plain ashlar surrounds with angle
beads to paired outer and single central windows with late C19
plate-glass sashes with margin panes. 3 gabled dormers have
8-panes. The right-hand gable has a blocked ground-floor
window, and blocked 3-light C17 attic window with chamfered
surround and label mould, with a lead down pipe with original
hopper to the front. The side wall behind is set in slightly,
with a rear wide doorway and 6-panel door, and a 10/10-pane
ground-floor sash. Rear extended early C20.
INTERIOR: details include a flagged central hall, front rooms
have moulded lateral beams, central early C18 rear dogleg
stair with column-on-vase balusters and ramped rail. Front
left-hand room has early C18 panelling, fireplace and
overmantel, and a fine rear shell-head niche in a blocked
window; right-hand room has fine and notable example of early
faux panelling wallpaper. First-floor left-hand room has a
good C17 scratch-moulded cupboard set in a blocked rear
window; chamfered ceiling beams. Varied roof structure, with
no ridge to the right-hand section, and threaded ridge to the
centre; one arch brace visible in the wall. Early C19 stone
fireplaces with hob grates.
(Wiltshire Buildings Record: Trowbridge: 1991-).

Listing NGR: ST9999770809

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