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Teify House, Warminster

Description: Teify House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 312846

OS Grid Reference: ST8807544679
OS Grid Coordinates: 388075, 144679
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2012, -2.1720

Location: 10 Chain Lane, Warminster BA12 9JR

Locality: Warminster
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 9JR

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Listing Text

5411 (South Side)
No 50 (Teify House)
ST 8844 4/109
Dated 1795. 2 storeys, ashlar on boasted squared rubble plinth. Plain string
at 1st floor level, moulded coping to parapet and 3 Pineapples. Slate roof.
Sash windows with late glazing bars, 3 on 1st floor, 2 on ground floor, all
with central keyblocks. Central 6 panel door with architrave surround in wooden
doorcase of pilasters with fluted necking, entablature broken forward over
pilasters with stucco masks above and moulded bracketted open pediment. False
pilasters with stucco of semi-circular radiating and wreathed pattern. Datestone
fanlight in tympanum of semi-circular radiating and wreathed pattern. Datestone
on quoin of return to right "B. F, M. 1795" (Francis and Mary Bennett). 2
storey extension of coursed and squared local rubble set back to right with
door to garden and a modern ground floor window. A window at rear has Gothick
glazing. Interior has a good straight staircase with mahogany balusters and
rosewood rail, and patterned cornices to front rooms and marble fireplace in
former library (removed from Heronslade Rouse before its demolition).

Listing NGR: ST8807544679

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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