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Gifford Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3787 / 51°22'43"N

Longitude: -2.1816 / 2°10'53"W

OS Eastings: 387455

OS Northings: 164422

OS Grid: ST874644

Mapcode National: GBR 1S2.F8B

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.4LJY

Entry Name: Gifford Hall

Listing Date: 13 November 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433420

Location: Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Broughton Gifford

Built-Up Area: Broughton Gifford

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Broughton Gifford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

BROUGHTON GIFFORD THE COMMON
ST 86 SE
(north side)
4/71 Gifford Hall
13.11.62
GV II*

Detached house. Circa 1700. Limestone ashlar, hipped stone slate
roof with stone stacks. Two-storey and attic, 5-window. Two 2-
light recessed cyma mullioned casements to basement. Central 8-
panelled double doors up semi-circular stone steps, in bolection-
moulded architrave with carved segmental pediment on brackets, two
12-pane sashes either side in bolection-moulded architraves with
dripstones, retaining thick glazing bars. First floor has five 12-
pane sashes. Modillioned cornice with acanthus leaf ornament,
pediment with lozenge over centre, two attic hipped dormers with 2-
light casements. Right return has ribbed door with dripstone and
bull's eye over, 2-light cyma mullioned casement to right and 12-
pane sash to left, first floor to left has sash, mezzanine and
first floor to right have two 2-light glazed door and 2-light
mullioned casement to ground and first floor. Rear wing to left
with mullioned casements, large 12-pane sash in bolection-moulded
architrave lighting stairs in central stair turret. Linked to rear
by mid C20 addition is C17 cottage with C20 mullioned casements.
Interior with good original early C18 fittings. Stairs to rear
have two turned balusters per tread, wide moulded handrail, dado
with fielded panelling, good plaster ceiling over with rich floral
and fruit decoration. Room to left of entrance has full fielded
panelling, blocked corner fireplace, window shutters. Room to
right has bolection-moulded stone fireplace surround with cornice.
Dining-room also with bolection moulded fireplace and fielded
panelling. First floor bedrooms retain full fielded panelling,
bolection-moulded fireplaces, doors with 2 fielded panels, ground
floor doors have 8 moulded panels. Winding stairs to attic.
Former cottage to rear, now services, has chamfered beam and
blocked open fireplace with timber lintel. A good, little altered
example of an early C18 small classical house, built for the
Harding family.
(Countryside Treasures, 1969).


Listing NGR: ST8745564422

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