Description: 52, High Street
Date Listed: 25 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312206
OS Grid Reference: SU0046853322
OS Grid Coordinates: 400468, 153322
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2790, -1.9947
WEST LAVINGTON HIGH STREET
13/305 No 52
House and shop. C17 and mid C18. Colourwashed brick with tiled roof. Two storeys,
4 bays. Shops in left 2 bays, with C19 paned shop window and simple boarded door
to left. Central 6 x fielded and panelled door to dwelling, with metal canopy on
brackets. Moulded string course. Two 20-pane sashes to ground floor, recessed
2-light stone mullioned windows to upper floor with reserve chamfer mouldings.
Sun fire mark. Nigel Balchin, novelist, lived here and attended Dauntsey's school
from 1919 to 1927. Left gable rebuilt in blockwork forming buttress to front.
Interior has deep chamfered spine beam, probably indicating an early-mid C17 house
altered in C18.
Listing NGR: SU0046853322
Source: English Heritage
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