Description: Kencot House
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253535
OS Grid Reference: SP2553204916
OS Grid Coordinates: 425532, 204916
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7424, -1.6316
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8/223 Kencot House
House. Early C18 in origin, remodelled and extended early-mid C19. Coursed
rubble limestone, the front roughcast with ashlar quoins and window dressings
and coved plaster eaves. Stone slate roofs, ashlar ridge chimneys with moulded
cornices. 2 storeys and attic, 7 bays, the left bay probably a C19 extension.
Early-mid C19 fenestration, all windows in raised stone surrounds with beaded
edges, depressed arches and keyblocks. Lower windows are 2-pane sashes; upper
windows altered to wooden cross casements. 3 gabled roof dormers with small
boxed sashes. Bay 6 has early-mid C19 4-panelled door with ornamental
semi-circular fanlight, all in contemporary stone doorcase with open pediment on
Doric columns. Small single-storey extension to right end. Rear much extended
C19 to give triple depth plan. Right side has gabled outer bays and small gabled
projection to centre. Centre and right bays have 2-storey bay windows with
gothick glazing, the right bay with battlemented parapet. Interior remodelled
early-mid C19, with central circular stair well. This has delicately reeded
arched doorways and niches, and stair with stick balusters.
Listing NGR: SP2553204916
Source: English Heritage
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