Description: Alvescot House
Date Listed: 4 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253327
OS Grid Reference: SP2724204639
OS Grid Coordinates: 427242, 204639
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7398, -1.6069
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SP2604-2704 ALVESCOT MILL LANE
9/12 (West side)
House. Late C18, incorporating some older work to rear. Limestone ashlar to
south and west fronts of main block and to east side of rear wing. Remainder
coursed rubble. Stone slate roofs, the front block with stone gable copings and
2 rebuilt brick chimneys, rear wing with ashlar chimney. L-plan. 2 storeys and
attic; 4-bay front with outer bays gabled and slightly advanced. Projecting
plinth and first floor band course. Ground and first floors have large 3-pane
sashes with thin glazing bars. C20 2-light wooden attic casement in left gable.
Left side of front block has 2 bays of similar fenestration, the left bay having
a half-glazed door with radiating fanlight in flush semi-circular stone arch
with keyblock. Right side has arched stair window. Rear wing, of one and half
bays, has irregular fenestration, with re-used C17 stone surrounds to stair
windows, the lower stair window with stone mullion. 2 gabled roof dormers. Rear
has irregular gables of older build but with altered fenestration, the upper
windows having dressed stone surrounds with raised keyblocks and raised blocks
at mid-point of jambs. Small blocked roundel to attic of left gable.
Listing NGR: SP2724204639
Source: English Heritage
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