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26, Westmead Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4569 / 51°27'24"N

Longitude: -2.1171 / 2°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 391959

OS Northings: 173108

OS Grid: ST919731

Mapcode National: GBR 1R5.RJK

Mapcode Global: VH96C.8N40

Plus Code: 9C3VFV4M+Q5

Entry Name: 26, Westmead Lane

Listing Date: 22 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462519

Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Chippenham

Built-Up Area: Chippenham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Chippenham with Tytherton Lucas

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


930-1/9/260 (West side)
22/06/78 No.26


Cottage, formerly the rear wing of Westmead House (qv). Early
and mid C18, restored c1990. Rendered limestone rubble,
painted ashlar rear wing, steep-pitched C20 pantile roof with
stacks to the left. Rhomboid 2-unit plan with rear wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic; 2-window range. The rear wing
was probably a former service outshut. The 1st floor has
roll-moulded raised surrounds to C19 2-light casement windows
at eaves level. C20 windows and door to the left of the ground
floor. Half of the rear has a gabled roof and half a pent
roof, various windows.
INTERIOR: a chamfered axial beam spans the whole building. The
left-hand room has a stone-flagged floor and a late C19
cast-iron kitchen range. The rear left-hand room, in the
former service outshut, has a well under plate glass to the
centre. Beneath the room to the rear right is a barrel-vaulted
cellar with a stone floor and steps.
The 1st floor has some exposed timber studding. The attic, in
the 3-bay collar-beam roof, has 2 rows of heavy tenoned
purlins and a ridge in notch.

Listing NGR: ST9195973108

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

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