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Trusloe Manor, Avebury

Description: Trusloe Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 311485

OS Grid Reference: SU0962969858
OS Grid Coordinates: 409629, 169858
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4277, -1.8629

Location: 2 Bray Street, Avebury, Wiltshire SN8 1RB

Locality: Avebury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 1RB

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Listing Text

SU 06 NE
4/64 Trusloe Manor

House. Early C16, mid C17 and 1986. Sarsen rubble lined with
chalkstone. Dressings and porches of limestone ashlar. Stone
slate roofs throughout. Originally manor of Cirencester Abbey,
rebuilt c1520, and subsequently much reduced. Four roof bays, with
cross passage within major room and unheated secondary room on
north. Single storey porch and probably north lean-to service room
added c1658 by Thomas Trusloe. Rear porch probably C19, and large
rear wing with replica porch in course of erection, 1986. Porch
has Tuscan pilasters raised on attached pedestals bearing lozenge
decoration, the pilasters carrying fragmented entablature and ball
finial. Rear porch gabled and stone tiled. Either side of porch,
5-light mullioned and transomed hollow chamfered windows with label
moulding. Part of a label mould of former opening survives within
porch. Four light similar window to left lean-to, and 3-light
window reset in south gable, rebuilt in brick in C18 when building
reduced in size. Plinth with large moulding. Door within porch
C17 boarded, with moulded frame. Roof hipped and swept down
unbroken over lean-to, being an C18 reconstruction of a simple
lower lean-to.
Interior: Left bay has wide shallow rear stack, probably a C17
insert. Early stair was in north east corner, replaced by stair
from rear of cross passage, now removed. Added stack to north
room. Roof trusses have queen struts and collars, with double
purlins and windbraces to upper purlin. Whole of interior now
(April 1986) undergoing repair and remodelling, and blockwork
partitions replacing timber framed partitions. Panelling, formerly
in upper chamber, to be refixed in main ground floor hall.

Listing NGR: SU0962969858

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Source: English Heritage

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