Description: Dilton Vale Farmhouse
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 313153
OS Grid Reference: ST8603349412
OS Grid Coordinates: 386033, 149412
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2437, -2.2015
No 24 (Dilton Vale
ST 85 SE 1/184
ST 85 SE 2/184
Very similar to Byne House and The Chantry, Warminster and presumably by the
same architect (thought to have been surveyor to the Longleat Estate). Dated
1763, altered and extended. A fine example in the characteristic local materials.
2 storeys. The front facing South-East, is of red and purple/black brick
headers on moulded stone plinth, rustic stone quoins, moulded stone string
over ground floor, stone window dressings. Roof recovered with treble Roman
tiles and has 2 brick ridge chimneys. 3 ranges of 3 light casement windows,
centre light taller and with sashes on ground floor, moulded architraves with
beaded inner edges. Doorway off centre to left. Plain moulded stone architrave
also with beaded inner edges. Cut stone brackets to flat moulded stone hood.
6 panel door, upper 2 glazed. Narrow brick extension of full height to left
with lean-to attached. Right hand gable has stone tablet with "J.T. 1763"
and brick pigeon holes to left. Long stone built extension to right over
or adjacent to stream pantiled, with one range of window openings to rear.
Catslide roof to rear of main house with usual entrance numbered 24.
Listing NGR: ST8603349412
Source: English Heritage
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