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A'becketts, West Lavington

Description: A'becketts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312197

OS Grid Reference: ST9976854419
OS Grid Coordinates: 399768, 154419
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2889, -2.0047

Location: High Street, West Lavington, Wiltshire SN10 4ES

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

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Listing Text

ST 95 SE
(east side)
5/296 a'Becketts
Large house. Late C17-early C18 and 1904 by E.P. Warren. Brick
in English bond, with flush stone quoins, on greensand sills.
Tiled roofs. Two storeys. Original structure now forms east
wing. Five bays, facing east. Central bolection moulded
doorcase and 2-panelled oak door. Mantled arms on bracket over.
Reserve chamfered stone cross windows with leaded glazing.
Moulded string course. Central pedimented and bolection moulded
panel reading 'The Residence of the Ancient FAMILY OF A'BECKETT.
Restored and enlarged by H.T. Holloway Anno Do. 1904'. Brick
below inscribed T.A.R. 1767. Entrance has an iron lantern on
round bracket, and bell pull. Two hipped dormers. To rear, very
considerably enlarged 1904 with symmetrical elevation to south.
Two storey stone moulded and transomed canted bays on end wings,
with recessed central section having a triple stone arcade with
balustrade to balcony over. Shavian window at centre first floor.
Three dormer windows, that to centre with segmental pediment.
Flat roofed extension to left, also balustraded, with shavian
window and angled bay on its west side. Interior has tiled
fireplace to entrance hall on south side.

Listing NGR: ST9976854419

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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