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Rodwell Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.327 / 51°19'37"N

Longitude: -2.1948 / 2°11'41"W

OS Eastings: 386522

OS Northings: 158674

OS Grid: ST865586

Mapcode National: GBR 1SM.PXB

Mapcode Global: VH96W.XX13

Plus Code: 9C3V8RG4+R3

Entry Name: Rodwell Hall

Listing Date: 26 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314180

Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Trowbridge

Built-Up Area: Trowbridge

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Trowbridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(South Side)
Rodwell Hall
ST 8658 10/393


Large irregular mid C19 mansion built for Mr Hayward. Gothic Renaissance and early
C19 elements mixed. 2 storeys and attic. Coursed and dressed stone. Tiled roofs
with fishscale bands. Many gables and gargoyles. Occasional pinnacles. The south
front has central shaped gable with monogram "CH" with a lion above. Projecting
gabled break to right. Lower 2 storey Gothic pavilion to left, also projecting
with belfry; 2 paired lancets on 1st floor and corbelled chimney. 2 storey bay
on return to west. Large 2 storey canted bay to right with 1+4+1 windows: 4 centred
arch headed lights with moulded heads; decorated parapet. The north front has
5 gables at various levels of projection and a polygonal French Renaissance type
staircase tower with cusped windows, an openwork parapet and a small steeple to
right. Projecting slightly later (1878) Porte Cochere: Gothic with foiled open
parapet, pinnacles, shield in gable; ribvaulted inside.
Interior: a low pointed arch with dog-tooth in hall and Italianate door pieces.
Fine ceiling in drawing room, stiff leaf corbels to arches on side walls. Pendant
ceiling in dining room. Hand painted tiles of nymphs etc in lobby to Porte Cochere.
Now divided into 3 houses.

Listing NGR: ST8652258674

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