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Description: Wardour House
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 150671
OS Grid Reference: SO2681147452
OS Grid Coordinates: 326811, 247452
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1205, -3.0704
WHITNEY ON WYE CP WHITNEY ON WYE
SO 24 NE
5/116 Wardour House
Rectory, now house. Circa 1735, with mid-C19 alterations. Coursed dressed
rubble with ashlar dressings and steeply-pitched hipped slate roof, rubble
end chimneys and rear chimney with brick stacks. Two storeys and attic with
dormers; three-course bands at storey levels. 2:1:2 bays; central bay is
gabled and projects slightly. Windows on main storeys have wedge lintels with
raised dropped keyblocks, ashlar sills, and are all 12-pane sashes. There
are two gabled dormers with moulded bargeboards and 4-pane sashes and within
the central gable is a keyed oculus. The central entrance has a flat timber
canopy on straight timber brackets and a 6-panelled door (two upper panels
are glazed). There is a lean-to outshut adjoining the right side elevation
and a continuous lean-to outshut at rear. Built to replace the former
rectory destroyed in the floods of 1735.
Listing NGR: SO2681147452
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Source: English Heritage
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