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Description: The Mount
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132835
OS Grid Reference: SO9025702515
OS Grid Coordinates: 390257, 202515
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7213, -2.1424
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SO 9002-9102 CHALFORD HIGH STREET
14/41 The Mount
House attached to end of row. Doorway dated 1684 for W S (Walter
Seville); various C18 and early Cl9 alterations and additions.
Coursed and random rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone and
Welsh slate, concrete tile and artificial stone slate roofs. Two-
storey with cellar and attic; various attached rear buildings form
small courtyard. Front: probably 3-window fenestration originally,
outer 3-light and central 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned
casements being retained on upper floor. Outer ground floor
tripartite sashes without glazing bars. Off-centre doorway with
stone lintel and 6-panel door. Continuous drip courses. Eaves-
level probably raised early C19. Addition to left with single-
window fenestration in plain raised surrounds - leaded upper floor
casement. Gable end chimneys with chamfered caps. Half gable of
later rear wing is recessed to right, with doorway having heavy
timber lintel and folding plank door having early ironmongery
including dated plate, this presumably moved, possibly from central
front doorway. East side: full gable end of front range to left
with single-light casements, one with stone lintels to late C18
wing to right. Rear: roughly central gabled bacon smoke-house
addition (blocking 2-light window) with eaves-level vents. Two 2-
storey rear wings enclose courtyard, one with further outbuilding
parallel to front range; pentice roof attached to ranges of
outbuildings. Walter Seville owned Seville's Mill for second half
of C17, this mill now demolished. Pair of contemporary gatepiers
to south west (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SO9025702515
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Source: English Heritage
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