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Description: Racquets Court, Avebury Manor
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311463
OS Grid Reference: SU0979670031
OS Grid Coordinates: 409796, 170031
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4292, -1.8605
SU 07 SE
11/42 Racquets Court,
Racquets Court, later squash court. Early C18 ashlar facade to C19
rendered brick building. Stone tiled roof. Building of 4 bays.
Facade has central doorcase with ashlar architrave and 8-panel
fielded door, and broken segmental pediment on console brackets.
Central square urn and finial. Either side, 15-pane sash windows
also with plain ashlar surrounds, and round headed opening over
door, now without glazing. Gable raised at centre and shaped up to
wooden octagonal bell turret with turned balusters to arches
carrying lead covered domed roof. Interior has stair and balcony
at entrance end. Condition poor at time of survey (April 1986).
Listing NGR: SU0979670031
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Source: English Heritage
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