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40 and 42, Portway, Warminster

Description: 40 and 42, Portway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 312982

OS Grid Reference: ST8734445272
OS Grid Coordinates: 387344, 145272
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2065, -2.1825

Location: Portway, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 8QD

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos 40 and 42
(Formerly listed as
No 81A (The Chesnuts)
and No 81B)
ST 8745 SW 6/94 28.4.52.
Mid-late C18. Originally a 5 bay house with central door, later a matching
2 window extension added and 2nd door. 2 storeys and attic. Coursed and
squared rubble with ashlar quoins. Projecting plinth in 2 stages, bottom
part ashlar, splayed ashlar capping to 2nd stage forming cills of ground floor
windows. Plain 1st floor string and over 1st floor windows. Small moulded
cornice and ashlar parapet over with coping - both these features removed
from No 42 and replaced by reconstituted Bath-faced blocks. Old tile roof
with 2 dormers. Glazing bar sash windows, 7 on 1st floor, formerly 6 on ground
floor - a 6 panel door now replaces window to left of original door. The
latter is a 6 panel door in an ashlar recess with architrave surround and
key block; radiating and wreathed fanlight; good brass eagle knocker.

Listing NGR: ST8734445272

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Source: English Heritage

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