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Converted Coach House to North East Wren House, Warminster

Description: Converted Coach House to North East Wren House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 313026

OS Grid Reference: ST8674445087
OS Grid Coordinates: 386744, 145087
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2048, -2.1911

Location: Vicarage Street, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 8JF

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

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
28.4.52. No 32 (Wren House)
Converted Coach House
to north-east
ST 8645 SE 5/54


An extremely good example of an early Georgian 5 bay house. Probably circa
1720 or 1730. 2 storeys and attic with a hipped mansard old tile roof. Coursed
rubble on projecting plinth with moulded coping, plain string over ground
floor windows, rusticated quoins, moulded and bracketted cornice and parapet.
Slight central break, with pediment and quoined bullseye, Venetian window
on 1st floor and wide 6 panel door on ground floor with Gibbs surround moulded
and bracketted cornice, and narrow flanking windows. Altered glazing to sash
windows, 2 ranges on each side of centre with architraves. 2 small mullioned
windows to cellars below plinth. 2 dormers with architrave surrounds, central
keyblocks and cornice and pediment.
Interior retains several period features - vaulted cellars; fine oak staircase
with 3 balusters to tread, uncut string with scrolls and guttae, scrolled
end piece, ramped dado; 2 light stair window with stop moulded mullion; eared
surround to fireplace in room on ground floor to right (from 1st floor).
Long former stable wing to rear of stone with brick quoins - recently and
well converted to accommodation with reused glazing bar sash windows. Former
coach-house, to east converted into dwelling. 1 1/2 storeys, brick lacing course
and pigeon holes.

Listing NGR: ST8674445087

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Source: English Heritage

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