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West House, Warminster

Description: West House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 313040

OS Grid Reference: ST8662045025
OS Grid Coordinates: 386620, 145025
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2043, -2.1929

Location: West Street, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 8JJ

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 12 (West House)
ST 8645 SE 5/79 28.4.52.


Late C18. 3 storeys. Coursed rubble on projecting plinth with plain string
at 1st floor level, rusticated ashlar quoins, moulded stone cornice, plain
parapet and coping. Glazing bar sash windows. 3 windows on upper floors
all 4 panes wide with stone architrave surrounds. 2 5-light windows with
similar surrounds on ground floor and tall central 6 panel door in arched
stone surround with fluted archivolts and keystone, fluting carried across
door head. Broken stone cornice and open pediment over door supported on
flat fluted scroll brackets. Radiating and wreathed arched fanlight. One
storey extensions each side of house, of stone with old tile roof to right
and slated roof with tall brick chimney to left. Set back from road, with
screen of spear head rails, urn topped standards, between 2 stone piers and
curved stone side walls. 2 storeys at rear, a 3 light mullion and transom
window to left on 1st floor and central segmental headed window (circa 1720)
with keystone; moulded stone plinth and cornice; doorway with segmental head.
Interior: Vaulted cellar; oak staircase with uncut string ornamented with
guttae, 2 decorated balusters per tread, curled bottom, different stair pattern
to 2nd floor.

Listing NGR: ST8662045025

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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