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Wingfield House, Wingfield

Description: Wingfield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314718

OS Grid Reference: ST8219257353
OS Grid Coordinates: 382192, 157353
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3150, -2.2569

Location: Frome Road, Wingfield, Wiltshire BA14 9LL

Locality: Wingfield
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 9LL

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/270 Nos 1, 2, 3 and 4 Wingfield House



Country house, now four separate dwellings. Early C18, extended
late C19. Rubble stone, stone slate roof with stone stacks with
moulded cappings. Rambling L-plan. Two-storey, 4-window north
front. Late C19 two-storey porch to No 2 to left of centre has
Tudor-arched doorway with hoodmould, single casement and 3-light
mullioned and transomed casement to left, C20 door, 2-light
mullioned casement and single lights to right. First floor has 4-
light mullioned and transomed casement to porch, cross window to
left and 3-light mullioned and transomed casement with gable to
right. Bay projecting to left has 3-light ground floor mullioned
casement and oriel to first floor, entrance to No 3 on left return
of this bay. Single-storey wing to right is late C19 former music
room; Tudor-arched doorway to left to No 1, three-light mullioned
casement and 4-light mullioned and transomed casement with gable,
north gable end has gabled stack with flanking quadrant bays with
mullioned casements lighting inglenook, quatrefoil decoration to
frieze and parapet, garden front of music room has C20 French
windows and gabled mullioned and transomed casements, gableted
hipped roof. Two-storey, 5-window early C18 garden front to No 1
has central semi-circular niches with two 12-pane sashes either
side to both floors; thick glazing bars, pilasters carried up to
moulded stone cornice, decorated lead rainwater gutter, same as
gutter on music room, two hipped attic dormers with 2-light
casements to steeply hipped roof. Rear of main range has large
mullioned and transomed casements, large canted bay to centre,
gabled projecting wings to right. No 4 is in single-storey former
outbuilding to left return of main range; said to have been the
Interior of No 1 retains good fittings of first quarter of C18;
open. well stairs with two turned balusters per open tread, ramped
handrail with Tuscan newels, top-lit by C19 oval light, C19
panelled dado. Good doors with 4 fielded panels, panelled reveals
and moulded architraves. Drawing room has white marble fireplace
brought here from No 26 The Circus, Bath, fielded panelling above
dado. Music room is good example of late C19 with deep arch-braced
collar truss roof on stone corbels, large inglenook with segmental-
arched opening and Tudor-arched fireplace within; Caillard family
arms above arch and French motto over fireplace, pair of trefoiled
windows at opposite end of room, above segmental arch formerly
filled by an organ. This early C18 house extensively extended late
C19 by Caillard family, divided into four separate dwellings during

Listing NGR: ST8219257353

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Source: English Heritage

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