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Hunt's House, West Lavington

Description: Hunt's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 312172

OS Grid Reference: SU0076052751
OS Grid Coordinates: 400760, 152751
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2739, -1.9905

Location: Church Street, West Lavington, Wiltshire SN10 4LE

Locality: West Lavington
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN10 4LE

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Listing Text

SU 05 SW
(west side)
6/271 Hunt's House
House. Early C19, incorporating work of mid C18. Roughcast on
brick with slate roof, and earlier work of greensand rubble with
stone quoins. Two storeys and cellars. Original building set
parallel to road, 3 bays, with central hall and entrance to hall
and internal stack. House extended early C19 by new wide north
front and a west range, perhaps slightly later, added parallel to
original work. Central 6-panelled door with fanlight, under Tuscan
stone portico. Flanking french windows in three centred arched
openings. Paned windows to first floor. Eaves boxed and roof
hipped. West wing has 16-pane sash windows with gauged brick
Interior has good early C19 stair in hall. Early C19 fireplace in
north east sitting room. Lead hand pump and basin in rear entrance
lobby. House is associated with, and probably built by, Justice
William Hunt, jurist, whose work provided part of basis for the New
Jersey legislature.
(Notebook, 1744-9, in Wilts Record Society, 1981).

Listing NGR: SU0075452752

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Source: English Heritage

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