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Whitley House, Melksham Without

Description: Whitley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314434

OS Grid Reference: ST8880466559
OS Grid Coordinates: 388804, 166559
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3980, -2.1623

Location: Top Lane, Whitley, Melksham Without, Wiltshire SN12 8QG

Locality: Melksham Without
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN12 8QG

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Listing Text

(north side)

1/217 Whitley House


House. Late C17 to late C19. Ashlar front has rusticated
quoins and stone slate roof with ashlar stacks; returns and rear
are rubblestone. Square plan. 2 storeys. 5 windows. Central
Classical porch and glass door. Either side are two 2-pane sashes
in plain cases. 5 sashes to first floor. Moulded cornice and
plain parapet. Left return is late C17/C18. Gable is 3 storey
with 2-light ovolo mullioned windows with drip moulds. Wing to
left has central door with moulded architrave and stone flat hood
on brackets. Either side is one 12-pane sash in moulded case.
First floor has two 12-pane sashes in moulded cases, and central
Cotswold-type attic gable has one 2-light ovolo mullioned window
with drip mould. Roof of rear wing has saddleback coped verges.
Right return is gable of C19 wing parallel to entrance front, 2
storeys, 12-pane sashes. Interior not accessible.

Listing NGR: ST8880466559

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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