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Description: Islip House, and Attached Flight of Steps, Gatepiers and Walls
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232471
OS Grid Reference: SP9895578693
OS Grid Coordinates: 498955, 278693
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3973, -0.5471
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SP9878, SP9978 ISLIP CHAPEL HILL
15/39, 16/39 Islip House, and attached
23/05/67 flight of steps, gatepiers and
(Formerly listed as Guest
House, with iron work and
terrace garden walls)
Shown on Ordnance Survey map as No.15.
Country house. Mid/late C18. Squared coursed limestone with stuccoed facades and
Colleyweston and Welsh slate roofs. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys with attic and
basement. Main front to garden of 7-window range. Central part-glazed door has
moulded wood surround and fanlight with glazing bars. Sash windows with glazing
bars. Hipped roof behind plain parapet and 3 flat-topped dormers. Brick and
stone stacks at ridge. 2-window-range extension to right, remodelled C20.
Entrance front to left of main front is a 5-window range, similar to main front,
but with plain sash windows at ground floor. Central panelled double doors have
fanlight with glazing bars. Flight of steps with wrought-iron handrail forms a
bridge over a basement level walkway. C19 brick extensions to rear. Garden front
has attached brick walls to left and right, each pierced with a C20 iron gate
with C18 ashlar gatepiers. Interior: staircase to entrance front is probably C18
with turned balusters. Main staircase to garden front has stick balustrade
probably altered C20.
Listing NGR: SP9895578693
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Source: English Heritage
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