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Premises of Holdoway and Sons (Former Union Workhouse), Westbury

Description: Premises of Holdoway and Sons (Former Union Workhouse)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 313104

OS Grid Reference: ST8671350840
OS Grid Coordinates: 386713, 150840
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2566, -2.1918

Location: Green Lane, Westbury, Wiltshire BA13 3QE

Locality: Westbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA13 3QE

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Premises of Holdoway and Sons
(Former Union Workhouse)
ST 8650 5/137


Early C19 adaptation of later C18 front range. 3 storeys with 2 storey wing
to right and single storey wing to left. Red brick with stone band over ground
floor of main part and hipped slate roofs. Main part has 5 ranges of windows,
centre 3 break forward slightly (plank shutters on 1st floor). Glazing bar
windows, casements on 2nd floor, sashes to rest. Later central gabled brick
porch with footstones, coped verges and flanking foot scrapers; clock in gable,
segmental entrance arch with stone key and pointed side windows. 2 storey
wing has 3 ranges of segmental headed glazing bar sashes with stone keys.
Left hand wing has 3 ranges of windows with segmental heads (also glazing
bar sashes). Main part has 5 window extension to rear, the 4th bay a very
wide angled 3 storey bay repeated on both sides of extension. Dwarf reverse
quadrant walls with arrowhead railings and central gates with cast iron piers.
End piers stone with moulded caps.

Listing NGR: ST8671350840

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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