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Dial House, West Lavington

Description: Dial House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 312191

OS Grid Reference: SU0077052874
OS Grid Coordinates: 400770, 152874
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2750, -1.9903

Location: 15 Rutts Lane, West Lavington SN10 4LD

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

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Listing Text

SU 05 SW
(east side)
6/290 Dial House
House. 1691 and probably early-mid C18. English bond brickwork
with slate roof, extended to right in Flemish bond with stone slate
roof. Two storeys, 5 x 2 bays. Symmetrical with central stair
hall, and flanking reception rooms. Central bolection moulded
doorcase and 6-panelled door. Two-light overlight. String
course. Stone cross windows with reserve chamfers. Sun dial
over entrance with gnomon. Dentilled eaves. Roof hipped and
sprocketed. Stacks on rear walls of front range. Left elevation
has 2 flat roofed dormers. Wing to right has flush stone quoins,
the upper floor rebuilt. One 2-light stone window the remainder
timber windows. Gable stack. Roof hipped with two internal
Interior: Hallway has very fine and wide late C17 stair with
balustrade raised on string. Left living room has C17 bolection
moulded fireplace and panelling, and cornice. Right room has
cornice and mahogany dado panelling, and similar fireplace. Dado
also in hall. Similar cornice and panelling in west room to rear,
and various panelled room on first floor including some earlier C17
hardwood panelling. Bolection moulded stone fireplaces
throughout, some with tin-glazed tiles and C19 iron grates by
Carron. Bathroom has contemporary naive painting on canvas in
pilastered chimneypiece.

Listing NGR: SU0077052874

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Source: English Heritage

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