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Description: Kingsmead House
Date Listed: 16 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130382
OS Grid Reference: ST8222887513
OS Grid Coordinates: 382228, 187513
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5862, -2.2579
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DIDMARTON THE STREET
15/68 Kingsmead House
Detached house. Mid/late C18, enlarged to rear in C19.
Roughcast faced on rubble stone with cemented pilaster corner
strips, hipped stone slate roof, large rendered central stack and
small stone end stacks. C19 section in coursed stone with stone
stacks and stone slate roof. Original square range of 2 storeys
and attic with 2-storey wing to right and hipped single-storey
shallow wing to left, with L-shape C19 rear wing of 2 storeys.
Five windows, long 12-pane sashes in cemented architraves with
small pediment above central window. Four similar to ground floor
with central pulvinated stone doorcase with dropped keystone and
broken scroll pediment with large inset urn. Door of 6 panels,
top 4 glazed, lower 2 flush. Small gabled dormers to returns.
Right hand and rear wings have 12-pane sashes, mostly with cambered
heads. Interior not inspected, but much internal joinery
apparently remains, including stick baluster stair with wreathed
and ramped handrail.
Listing NGR: ST8222887513
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Source: English Heritage
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