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Screen to Road in Front of Portway House, Warminster

Description: Screen to Road in Front of Portway House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 312973

OS Grid Reference: ST8737745360
OS Grid Coordinates: 387377, 145360
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2073, -2.1821

Location: 37 Portway, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 8QD

Locality: Warminster
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 8QD

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Screen to road in
S5l 8745 W 6/95A 26.5.54. front of Portway House


1760, retaining Smith's marks. Standing on a dwarf stone wall with moulded
coping and small piers at intervals under screen standards, and with tall
square rusticated piers at ends opposite corners of main building, with moulded
caps and crowned with stone eagles, small secondary offsets, to these piers,
terminating in carved scrolls, frame the iron work, which is plain pointed
bars with panel standards of diagonal and square pattern crowned with pyramid
scroll motifs. Elaborate central gateway with wrought iron piers built up
on solid moulded bases with moulded caps ornamented with fret pattern, piers
of bars in form of pilasters, with secondary panel supports to gates. The
gates repeat the design of the standards, with larger panels of diagonal and
square bars, framed with narrow panels of key pattern, and with an elaborate
pyramidal overthrow of scroll work, crowned with a wrought iron eagle.

Listing NGR: ST8737745360

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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