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Court House, Aldbourne

Description: Court House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 310484

OS Grid Reference: SU2638975902
OS Grid Coordinates: 426389, 175902
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4815, -1.6214

Location: Crooked Corner, Aldbourne, Wiltshire SN8 2EJ

Locality: Aldbourne
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 2EJ

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/24 Court House
(formerly listed under The Green,
22.8.66 Old Court House)


Mansion house, C16, C18 and later. Original core structure of
flint and chalkstone and later sections in diaper brickwork. Tiled
roofs. Core building of 2-storey, cellar and attics. 2 widths.
East facade rendered and given an approximately symmetrical
elevation in C18. Gable with raised verge and hollow chamfered 2-
and 3-light windows with arched heads and label moulding. North
ground floor window of 3-lights chamfered mullions. To this is
added a parallel east block faint with brick dressings. 2-storey, 4
bays, 1 room thick. 12-pane sashes with keystone in flat arches,
plat band and rendered raised quoins. Door in second bay. Brick
dentilled eaves and hipped tiled roof. Similar parallel extension
has been added to west gable to north end, also diaper brick with
tiled roof, but rendered on north side.
Internally panelled shutters. The building is reputedly
associated with the Goddard manor house at Upham (q.v.) and became
site of bell foundry from 1694 to mid C18, associated with the
families of Corr, Starre and Read.

Listing NGR: SU2638975902

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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