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Spye Park House with Stables and Gate Piers, Bromham

Description: Spye Park House with Stables and Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311216

OS Grid Reference: ST9496167097
OS Grid Coordinates: 394961, 167097
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4029, -2.0738

Location: Clink Lane, Chippenham SN15 2PR

Locality: Bromham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 2PR

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Listing Text


1/66 Spye Park House
with stables and gate piers


Former stables and coach-house to Spye Park, now house, mid C17,
ashlar with stone slate roof and 2 rear chimney gables with paired
diagonal stacks. Coped gables with finials. Lead-capped bell
cupola on West end. Two storeys and attic. Chamfered recessed
mullion 2-light windows. North front has 5 gables, centre gable
with C18 clock in roundel, the others with windows and dripstones.
7 similar first floor windows and 2 similar to ground floor left.
Adjoining to right, a range of 6 arched coach entries with raised
keystones and imposts. West wall has blocked arched opening in
gable. To left of main range, link with large arched doorway and
ornate carved C19 double doors from the demolished Spye Park. Link
connects to L-plan mid to later C19 stable range, ashlar fronted,
rock-faced rubble stone to rear. West front has 2 shallow
shouldered gables with roundels over 2 large 4-panel doors
alternating with large 12-pane windows. Range returns slightly to
West to link to slightly lower similar range with one gable over
similar 12-pane window with door each side. A rubble stone wall
connects to 2 C19 ashlar gatepiers with ball finials. West end
wall of original range has 2-light mullion windows and hoodmoulds
to attic and first floor, arched ground floor opening. Rear has
two large chimney gables set to left with attic 2-light windows,
two first floor 2-light window under single dripcourse and ground
floor lean-to with 4 short 2-light mullion windows and 2 doors. To
right, long catslide roof and ground floor similar pair of short 2-
light windows with doors each side. Original range is said to date
from 1654 and to have been built for the Bayntun family who moved
to Spye Park after the destruction of Bromham House in the Civil
War. C19 additions probably built for J.W.G. Spicer, owner from

Listing NGR: ST9496167097

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Source: English Heritage

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