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Selborne House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4334 / 51°26'0"N

Longitude: -2.1927 / 2°11'33"W

OS Eastings: 386700

OS Northings: 170502

OS Grid: ST867705

Mapcode National: GBR 1RG.4FL

Mapcode Global: VH96H.Y75J

Entry Name: Selborne House

Listing Date: 20 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470127

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsham

Built-Up Area: Corsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Greater Corsham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

(South side)
Selbourne House


Detached house, set back from street. Circa 1850s. Bath stone ashlar, stone slate roof, stone end stacks. A compact symmetrical block with gabled ends, a lower wing in the plane of the gable, right, and a late C20 rear wing with concrete 'slates'. Two storeys, 3 windows, all 16-pane sash with very slender glazing-bars, to stooled stone sills. Central 6-panel door with radial fanlight, in deep reveals, and under square portico with slender unfluted Doric columns and responds, on 3+2 stone steps and landing, and with plain architrave and moulded cornice, with shallow blocking-course. Plain end pilasters rise from a slight plinth, and contain a mid plat-band. Coped gables, ashlar stacks with skirts and capping. The return to the right has a small sash, and the wing has various sashes.
INTERIOR not inspected.
A distinguished example of a symmetrical design in the Late Georgian tradition.

Listing NGR: ST8670070502

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

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