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76 and 78, the Island, Horningsham

Description: 76 and 78, the Island

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313352

OS Grid Reference: ST8163741169
OS Grid Coordinates: 381637, 141169
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1695, -2.2640

Location: 88 Water Lane, Horningsham, Wiltshire BA12 7LJ

Locality: Horningsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7LJ

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(west side)
2/131 Nos 76 and 78 (formerly
listed as No 78 The Island)


Two semi-detached houses. Mid C18. Coursed rubble stone with
chamfered rusticated quoins, tiled hipped roof, brick stacks to
rear. 'L'-plan with No 76 on main front. Two-storey, 3-windowed;
sashes. Central 6-panelled door in beaded architrave with pediment
on consoles, 12-pane sash in beaded architraves either side, plat
band at sill level. First floor has three sashes in beaded
architraves. Attic has two hipped dormers with 2-light casements.
Right and left returns have one sash in beaded architrave to ground
and first floor, plat band. Rear wing has gabled porch to No 76,
two 2-light casements and one 2-light chamfered mullioned casement,
first floor has two chamfered mullioned casements and one 2-light
casement, gabled attic dormer. Rear of wing has C20 casements and
2-light mullioned casements. Main range has external brick stack
and lean-to brick extension.
Interior has 6-panelled doors, central stairs with boarded-over
balusters. This was probably the mill owner's house of the woollen
mill and factory which stood close by up until mid C19.

Listing NGR: ST8163741169

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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