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Number 29 and Semington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Semington, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3436 / 51°20'37"N

Longitude: -2.1482 / 2°8'53"W

OS Eastings: 389771

OS Northings: 160514

OS Grid: ST897605

Mapcode National: GBR 1SH.PPJ

Mapcode Global: VH96X.QH5B

Entry Name: Number 29 and Semington House

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435207

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
(east side)
4/194 No 29 and Semington House
GV II
B
Detached house, now two dwellings. W B 1794 inscribed at top of
left hand rear pilaster. Limestone ashlar, Welsh slate hipped
roof, stone stacks with moulded cappings. Square main block with
rear service extensions. Three-storey, 3-window. Central door to
Semington House has 6 fielded panels with fanlight in portico. with
pairs of Ionic columns with angle volutes, modillioned cornice,
tripartite 12-pane sash either side; ground floor is rusticated,
pilasters carried up to eaves. Double plat band to first floor;
central sash with tripartite sash either side, three 9-pane second
floor sashes; one replaced by C20 double-glazed window,
modillioned cornice to plain blocking course. Right return, garden
front, has central double 6-panelled doors with flat stone hood on
brackets, sashes to sides and to each floor as front; ground floor
plain. Left return also similar to front but with two 3-light
mullioned windows to cellar and blind window in place of central
door. Two-storey rear services with entrance to No 29 on left
return in double stained glass doors with margin-pane glazing bars,
2-light mullioned casements and 9-pane sashes. Short service wing
to left with sash and planked door.
Interior has stairs in Semington House with stick balusters and
wreathed handrail, service stairs in No 29, six-panelled doors in
moulded architraves, classical marble fireplace in No 29, rear
services in Semington House have chamfered beam, planked doors and
corner cupboard with dentil cornice. Built for the Bruges family.


Listing NGR: ST8977160514

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

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