History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Sheldon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

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

Find accommodation in
Calne

Listing Text


CALNE

ST9970 THE GREEN
755-1/5/150 (East side)
19/05/50 No.10
Sheldon House

GV II

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

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.