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Brook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Semington, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3461 / 51°20'46"N

Longitude: -2.1478 / 2°8'52"W

OS Eastings: 389802

OS Northings: 160792

OS Grid: ST898607

Mapcode National: GBR 1SH.HT0

Mapcode Global: VH96X.QFDD

Entry Name: Brook House

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435209

Location: Semington, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Semington

Built-Up Area: Semington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Semington

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SEMINGTON HIGH STREET
ST 86 SE
(west side)
4/196 Brook House
GV II

Villa. Circa 1850. Limestone ashlar, hipped Welsh slate roof with
ashlar stacks. Rectangular main range with rear service wing.
Italianate. Two-storey, 3-window, symmetrical front. Central door
with glazed vertical panels, pilastered porch with consoles to
cornice, either side are triple plate glass sashes with segmental
headed and heavy moulded cornice with consoles. First floor has
central double round-arched sashes with moulded capitals to
pilasters flanked by triple sashes with round-arched heads and
moulded capitals. Moulded cornice to blocking course with 3 panels
of pierced oval discs. Left return has triple sashes with
segmental heads, consoles to cornice, within conservatory, 2-light
wooden casement to left, first floor has 2-light flush mullioned
casement to left and triple round-arched window to right with blind
sidelights and centre sash, cornice to plain blocking course.
Right return has 16-pane sashes. Rear 2-storey service wing with
flush mullioned sashes and rear of main range with 16-pane sashes.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (January 1987), but said
to retain original features such as stairs and joinery. Included
as a good little altered example of the Italianate villa, probably
built for a local industrial entrepreneur.


Listing NGR: ST8980260792

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

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