Description: Priory Lodge
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 312623
OS Grid Reference: ST8251461066
OS Grid Coordinates: 382514, 161066
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3484, -2.2524
5411 (South Side)
ST 8261 1/167
The surviving west wing of 'The Priory', a large house with late medieval
origins which is now largely demolished. Some fragments are said to have
been removed to Corsham. North front of present house is early to mid
C19. 2 storeys. Ashlar. Moulded cornice and parapet. Hipped slate
roof. 3 slender Gothic buttresses, with one offset each, divide the front.
The buttresses have moulded tops and cusped pointed inset panels. 2
windows per floor with 4-centred traceried heads inside square-headed
openings. Rectangular hood-moulds over. Sashes with Gothic glazing bars
intact to first-floor. Ground-floor windows filled with plate-glass,
bottom halves cut away for 2 large garage doors below. External wooden
stair to east side where the exposed broken masonry of the demolished
parts of the house still remains.
Priory Lodge with its boundary walls, the Priory Barn and Nos 1A to 3
(consec) form a group.
Listing NGR: ST8248661033
Source: English Heritage
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