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B House, Marlborough

Description: B House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 310460

OS Grid Reference: SU1850568753
OS Grid Coordinates: 418505, 168753
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4175, -1.7353

Location: A4, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 1PA

Locality: Marlborough
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 1PA

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Listing Text

B House
SU 1868 5/116
1845-50. Architect Edward Blore. Red brick. hipped slate roof. 3 storeys
and attics. Strings. Ashlar modillion eaves cornice. 9 ranges of sashes with
glazing bars. 7 attic dormers with pedimented gables and casements with glazing
bars. 2 Italianate towers with modillioned cornices and arched lights taking
flues. Long and short brick quoins. Elaborate wooden oriels in mid-C17 manner,
added by Edwin H Crocker in the 188O's.
All Blore's work at Marlborough College is remarkable for its date in using a
Cl7 style: the use of this style is common in the 1870's, but not in the 1840's.
Only the Italianate towers are typical of the 1840's.
C house, B House, The Museum Block, The Arcade, The Bradleian Building, The North
Block, the Porter's Lodge, gates and railings, the Chapel, and A House form a group.

Listing NGR: SU1850568753

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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