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Shirley House, Bishopstrow

Description: Shirley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313222

OS Grid Reference: ST8929943896
OS Grid Coordinates: 389299, 143896
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1942, -2.1545

Location: Bishopstrow Road, Bishopstrow, Wiltshire BA12 9HN

Locality: Bishopstrow
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 9HN

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Listing Text

ST 84 SE
(east side)
3/5 Shirley House


Detached house. Mid C17, refenestrated and rebuilt early C19.
Rendered rubble stone, concrete tiled roof, brick stacks. U-plan,
formerly hall with flanking cross wings, Two-storey, 2-windowed;
casements. C20 door to right of centre with side-light to left,
2-light casement to either side. First floor has 1-light and 2-
light casement. Wing to right has two blind casements to first
floor of gable-end, wing to left has 2-light casement to ground and
first floors. Right return has glazed door in early C19 cast-iron
canopied porch, to left are two 2-light casements with arched
lights and hoodmoulds. First floor has two 2-light casements with
arched light and hoodmoulds. Rear has glazed door and 2-light and
3-light casements.
Interior has central hall with open fireplace; chamfered timber
lintel with rounded corners on chamfered stone jambs, deeply
chamfered beams. VCH recorded a cruck as part of the C17 timber-
framed build, rebuilt in stone in early c19; no trace of this was
seen at time of survey (May 1985). (VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 8, 1965,

Listing NGR: ST8929943896

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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