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Jubilee Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Berwick St. John, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 50.9749 / 50°58'29"N

Longitude: -2.0617 / 2°3'42"W

OS Eastings: 395762

OS Northings: 119503

OS Grid: ST957195

Mapcode National: GBR 2ZD.TTY

Mapcode Global: FRA 66KJ.QM5

Plus Code: 9C2VXWFQ+X8

Entry Name: Jubilee Room

Listing Date: 27 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320288

Location: Berwick St. John, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Berwick St. John

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Berwick St John St John

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


9/62 Jubilee Room


Chapel, now cottage. 1887 for General Pitt-Rivers. Ashlar and
timber-framing with different patterns of brick nogging, tiled
roof, brick stack. Single storey and attic, 1-window front facing
drive. Large gabled porch to right with Tudor-arched doorway and
single light with hoodmoulds, terracotta heraldic arms to gable,
cusped bargeboards, to left is cross window with Tudor-arched
lights and hoodmould. Timber-framed first floor has wooden 3-
light mullioned and transomed window with decorative leading and
gable with bargeboards, lead downpipes with animal decoration.
Left return has large stone square bay with 5-light double-
transomed window with coloured and painted glass, battlemented
parapet with corbel table, gable over has decorated iron sundial
with words "Tempus fugit". Rear has one 3-light mullioned and
transomed window to first floor. Right return has similar window
and gable with date 1887 in wrought iron. Steeply-pitched roof
has wooden and copper cupola with turned balusters to openings and
ogee capping with weather vane.
Interior has one large room, formerly the chapel, with decorated
plaster panelling and open roof. General Pitt-Rivers built this
picturesque cottage as a chapel for the tenants of Rushmore Estate,
part of a picturesque group with North Lodge (q.v.), and entrance
gates and walls (q.v.). (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England:
Wiltshire, 1975 p.526.)

Listing NGR: ST9576519497

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

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