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Hilperton House, Hilperton

Description: Hilperton House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314457

OS Grid Reference: ST8716459248
OS Grid Coordinates: 387164, 159248
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3322, -2.1856

Location: 101 The Knap, Hilperton, Wiltshire BA14 7RJ

Locality: Hilperton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 7RJ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Lock Up, 40m North East of Church Farm, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(west side)

7/10 Hilperton House



Detached house. Early C18, extended C19. Limestone ashlar front
with chamfered quoins, rubble stone returns, hipped stone slate
roof with stone stacks with moulded cappings. Two-storey and
attic, 5-window classical front. Central C19 half-glazed door in
bolection-moulded architrave with broken segmental pediment on
consoles and heraldic -shield in pediment, cellar has two 2-light
mullioned casements to left of door, ground floor has two 12-pane
sashes in bolection-moulded architraves either side of door.
Moulded lintel string course. First floor has five sashes in
bolection-moulded architraves, the centre with keystone. Moulded
cornice to parapet swept up to centre with ball finial, three attic
dormers to roof, the centre with gable, flanking ones with
pediments; all with C20 casements. Left return has 12-pane sash
within C19 conservatory with arched lights, 12-pane sash to first
floor with bolection-moulded architrave, hipped attic dormer behind
parapet. Right return has C19 stone canted bay, three first floor
sashes in bolection-moulded architraves, hipped attic dormer, 2-
storey C19 wing attached to right has 4-pane and 12-pane sashes in
plain architraves, two half-dormers with 9-pane sashes. Rear has
C19 kitchen wing to right and courtyard filled-in by flat-roofed
extension, C19 wing to left has pointed casements on east side.
Interior: C18 fittings in main range include good open stairs
rising up to attic with 2 turned balusters per tread, wide moulded
and ramped handrail, dado with fielded panelling, doors with 6
fielded panels in bolection-moulded architraves. Bolection-
moulded stone fireplace surround and good raised moulded panelling
in room to left of entrance. Room to right has full raised and
fielded panelling with moulded cornice, wooden Adam-style

Listing NGR: ST8716459248

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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