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Crowood House, Ramsbury

Description: Crowood House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 310649

OS Grid Reference: SU2811673017
OS Grid Coordinates: 428116, 173017
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4554, -1.5967

Location: Ramsbury, Wiltshire SN8 2HE

Locality: Ramsbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 2HE

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Listing Text


4/191 Crowood House


Mansion. Late C17 and early C19. Stucco on brick, slate roofs. 2-
storey and attic. Central block of 5 bays in the early structure,
rendered plat band and raised quoins, now containing full length
hall. C17 wings attached to both sides, projecting 2 bays forward
and containing library and services. Parallel roofed rear block
with stair and reception rooms, probably early C19. Central broad
6-panel door in panelled reveals, up 4 steps within Roman Doric
portico with side balustrades. 15-pane sashes with stone sills.
Pilasters either side of portico rise to steep pitched pediment
above eaves level containing festoon and roundel. Dentilled eaves
cornice. 3 flat roofed dormers in hipped roof. Rear block early
C19, 12-pane sashes and canted bay to dining room and to side
elevation. Late C18 extension in brick to right, 3 bays, each with
hipped roof behind parapet and 2-light Gothick timber windows.
Interior: Hall has reset early C17 panelling with fluted
doorcases, timber fire surround and hardwood floor. 6-panel doors.
Drawing room to rear has plaster cornice and marble fireplace.
Panelled shutters to splayed window reveals.

Listing NGR: SU2811673017

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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