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Kingston House, Kingston Deverill

Description: Kingston House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313386

OS Grid Reference: ST8456037108
OS Grid Coordinates: 384560, 137108
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1330, -2.2220

Location: B3095, Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire BA12 7HE

Locality: Kingston Deverill
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7HE

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Listing Text

ST 83 NW
(south side)
5/165 Kingston House


Rectory, now holiday apartments. C18, extensively altered 1858 by
G.P. Manners of Bath. Coursed rubble stone, tiled roof, octagonal
brick stacks with toothing and stone moulded cappings. C17-style.
2-storey and attic, 10-windowed front with many gables of varying
heights, some to projecting wings. Blocked chamfered arched
doorway with hoodmould in 2-storey gabled porch with diagonal
buttresses to left of centre, either side are 3-light ovolo-moulded
mullioned and transomed casements. First floor moulded string
course, mainly cross windows. Attics in gables have 2-light
ovolo-mullioned casements, coped verges and ceramic ridge cresting.
Left return has large mullioned and transomed casements, early C18
two-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement to attic. Rear
has 2-storey canted bay with mullioned and transomed casements,
cross windows and large mullioned and transomed casements either
side and to first floor, three original attic gables with 2-light
recessed chamfered mullioned casements. To left is square 3-
stage tower with leaded spire, dentilled cornice, attached to left
are C19 and late C20 ranges, at right angles on north-west side is
barn with double-chamfered gabled archway, mostly C20 casements
including rooflights.
Interior has 4-panelled doors, stairs with stick balusters,
original 8-bay roof with collars. (Diocesan Records, Trowbridge.)

Listing NGR: ST8456037108

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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