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Wylye Hall, Longbridge Deverill

Description: Wylye Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313420

OS Grid Reference: ST8600242648
OS Grid Coordinates: 386002, 142648
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1829, -2.2016

Location: Broadmead Lane, Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire BA12 8AD

Locality: Longbridge Deverill
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 8AD

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Listing Text

ST 84 SE
(north side)
3/199 Wylye Hall


Anglican parish church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, now artists'
studio and dwelling. 1843 by T.H. Wyatt and D. Brandon. Coursed
rubble stone, fishscale tiled roof partly replaced by concrete
tiles at west end. Plan: nave and chancel under one roof, apsidal
east end, north west tower with spire over entrance. Neo-Norman
style. Round-arched west doorway has roll-moulded arch on attached
shafts with scalloped capitals, double planked door with ornamental
hinges. Four-stage tower has angle buttresses, string courses and
slender attached shafts to corners, second stage over door has row
of five round-arched lancets, third stage has inverted round-arched
motif below round-arched window with strapwork-style louvres and
billeted hoodmould, to bellstage, dentilled cornice to lead spire
with winged beast gargoyles. West end of nave has row of 6 lancets
and 2-light round-arched window with attached shafts and hoodmould
over, one round-arched window to right. South side has round-
arched doorway to basement to left with zig-zag ornament, five
round-arched windows and pilaster buttresses to right, the left
window with 1980s dropped sill, corbel table with some carved
faces. East apse has three round-arched windows, corbel table with
good carved heads. North side has five round-arched windows, the
righthand with 1980s dropped sill, pilaster buttresses and
dentilled cornice. All windows are diamond-leaded with continuous
roll moulding and hoodmoulds with carved terminals. Roof has coped
verges with cross finial to east end.
Interior: Vestibule at west end with stairs to west gallery.
Five-bay nave and chancel with 1-bay gallery; pine collar and tie-
beam trusses with queen struts and curved bracing, tie-beam with
painted biblical inscriptions. Large round-headed arch to apse
with attached shafts with stylised leaf capitals. All fittings
removed since church made redundant in 1973, currently undergoing
conversion (June 1985) to studios and dwelling which has altered a
formerly tiered gallery to an enclosed room on one level, nave to
be partitioned for studios. The building remains of special
architectural interest despite the change of use. Original paid
for by the Marchioness of Bath. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of
England, Wiltshire, 1975.)

Listing NGR: ST8600242648

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Source: English Heritage

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