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Holt House, Holt

Description: Holt House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314511

OS Grid Reference: ST8578361631
OS Grid Coordinates: 385783, 161631
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3536, -2.2055

Location: Leigh Road, Holt, Wiltshire BA14 6PW

Locality: Holt
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 6PW

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/63 Holt House
(formerly listed as Holt House
13-11-62 and No 15)


House and cottage at end of row, now one house. Late C18
rebuilding of earlier house. Coursed rubble stone, Welsh slate
roof, stone stacks. Two-storey, 3-window. Central 8-panelled
door, in beaded architrave with flat stone hood on brackets, 12-
pane sash to left and half-glazed door to right. First floor has
three tall round-headed sashes and small pivot-hung light to right,
facade carried up to parapet with pediment over centre bay. Two-
bay range to right of front has 12-pane sashes to ground and first
floors. Left return has small sash to right and three larger
sashes to left, ground and first floors, first floor also has
blocked 3-light mullioned casement to right, straight joint
suggests that three left hand bays are early C19 addition. Rear
has two pairs of sashes and one pair incorporating half-glazed
door, three sashes to first, triple hipped roof.
Interior has 4 and 6-panelled doors in moulded architraves, window
shutters, grey marble fireplaces. Stair hall with good open-well
stairs with scrolled wrought iron balusters, moulded and ramped
handrail, round-arched doorway from top landing with double doors.
Dining room with panelled dado and overmantel with swags and floral
drops. Drawing room has acanthus-leaf plaster ceiling frieze and
reeded margins.

Listing NGR: ST8578361631

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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