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Kilvert's Parsonage, Langley Burrell Without

Description: Kilvert's Parsonage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315987

OS Grid Reference: ST9299674927
OS Grid Coordinates: 392996, 174927
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4733, -2.1022

Location: B4069, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire SN15 5LX

Locality: Langley Burrell Without
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 5LX

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Listing Text

ST 97 SW WITHOUT (east side)

10/174 Kilvert's Parsonage

II *

House, 1739 for Adam Tuck, possibly on earlier core, enlarged
c1840. Squared rubble stone with ashlar dressings to west front,
roughcast side walls, stone slate hipped roof to front with rear
stacks. Fine formal 2-storey, 3-window west front with slight
centre break and ashlar pediment. Ashlar plinth, sill courses to
each floor, bands over window heads, the upper band under moulded
eaves cornice. Centre break has flush quoins, outer angles have
raised ashlar piers. Twelve-pane sashes each side in architraves,
arched-headed centre window in architrave with moulded imposts and
centre 6-panel door with fanlight in bolection moulded surround
interrupted for heavy impost blocks and keystone, said to be dated
1739, date obscured. Door is set in shallow Tuscan porch of two
columns with pilaster responds and flat entablature. Roughcast
south side has 3-window range of 12-pane sashes in architraves and
one hipped dormer. Roughcast north side has side-wall stack and 3-
storey elevation of various sashes. A single storey outbuilding
runs east and connects at right angles with a stable and coach
house with half-hipped roof, door window and cambered-head coach
entry. Said to have panelled interior with enriched mouldings,
panelled stair hall, stairs with three balusters per tread, one in
three twisted. House was purchased as Rectory for Langley Burrell
by Squire Ashe in 1855, when he demolished the C18 rectory by the
church. The Rev Robert Kilvert (died 1882) was rector from 1855
and his son Francis (born 1840) was brought up here and lived here
as his father's curate during the period covered in his diaries.
In neglect and overgrown with ivy at time of survey (November
(W. Plomer ed Kilver's Diary 1969; K.R. Clew Kilvert's Langley
Burrell 1981)

Listing NGR: ST9299674927

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Source: English Heritage

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