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Westmead House and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4569 / 51°27'24"N

Longitude: -2.1171 / 2°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 391958

OS Northings: 173104

OS Grid: ST919731

Mapcode National: GBR 1R5.RJL

Mapcode Global: VH96C.8N31

Entry Name: Westmead House and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 22 June 1978

Last Amended: 16 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462520

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


CHIPPENHAM

ST9173SE WESTMEAD LANE
930-1/9/261 (West side)
22/06/78 Westmead House and attached wall
(Formerly Listed as:
WESTMEAD LANE
(West side)
No.26
Westmead House)

II

House, facing south at a right angle to the road. Early C19.
Coursed limestone rubble, freestone eaves cornice, lintel
band, architraves, plinth and quoins; hipped slate roof with
stacks to the rear and bracketed gutter. 2-unit plan with C20
west wing, C18 rear wing now listed separately as No.26
Westmead Lane (qv).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. C20 replica
doors and windows. Semicircular arches over 6-panel door and
1st-floor window with unusual radial glazing bars, flanked by
horned 8/8-pane sash windows.
INTERIOR: the ground floor has 6-panel doors in moulded
architraves, panelled shutters, a white marble fire surround
to the right-handroom, a repositioned Adam-style fire surround
to the left-hand room is flanked by semi-elliptical recesses.
There is a dogleg staircase with stick balusters, and a
cast-iron arch-plate register grate to the 1st floor.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a Flemish-bond brick wall approx 3m high,
attached to the south-east corner, extends approx 7m southward
and fronts the street. An entrance at the end of the wall has
an upside-down C19 Gothic-style door with vertical panels.


Listing NGR: ST9195873104

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

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