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Westport House

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5871 / 51°35'13"N

Longitude: -2.1016 / 2°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 393060

OS Northings: 187588

OS Grid: ST930875

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.HHP

Mapcode Global: VH95S.JCCN

Entry Name: Westport House

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460770

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Malmesbury

Built-Up Area: Malmesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


758-1/2/107 (West side)
01/07/76 No.116
Westport House


House. Late C16, altered and extended to either end in mid
C18, library added mid C19. Rendered over limestone rubble
with overlapping boarding to library, brick gable and axial
stacks and stone slate roof.
PLAN: single-depth, now with rear extension.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 2:3:2-window range. A central
3-window C16 house with a right-hand door, C18 extensions each
end with a right-hand doorway to the left-hand section, with
6/6-pane sashes in exposed boxes; French windows to
single-storey early C20 addition (former studio) attached to
right-hand end.
INTERIOR: details include steep collared trusses from an
earlier roof, extended C18, a good C16 unglazed oak window in
the former rear wall, now an internal opening, with diamond
mullions, a good early C18 panelled ground-floor room with egg
and dart moulding, winder stair to the attic, and C18 rear
stair flight; the former studio has segmental-vaulted timber
ceiling and panelled walls.

Listing NGR: ST9306087588

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

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