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Hilmarton Manor, Hilmarton

Description: Hilmarton Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316355

OS Grid Reference: SU0159974724
OS Grid Coordinates: 401599, 174724
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4715, -1.9784

Location: A3102, Hilmarton, Wiltshire SN11 8SB

Locality: Hilmarton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN11 8SB

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Listing Text

SU 07 SW
(west side)
9/228 Hilmarton Manor
Country house, mid C19 shooting lodge progressively enlarged with
large rear wing of c1910. Built for the Poynder family. Squared
rubble stone with stone slate roof and prominent ashlar paired
stacks. Two storeys, Tudor cottage style with leaded stone mullion
windows, mullion-and-transom to ground floor. Original range is
probably L-plan range to centre and left of east front with gabled
porch in angle projecting forward of cross wing gable. Cross wing
has ridge stack and west end stack, main range has pair of
octagonal rear wall stacks. Cross wing has gable-end 3-light
window over ashlar 1:3:1-light canted bay. Porch has ashlar gabled
front with depressed arched entry and hoodmould with carved head
stops. Main range, to left of porch has 2-light each floor, upper
window breaking eaves under dormer gable. South end gable has
ashlar canted bay with pierced parapet and upper window with
hoodmould and carved animal head stops. To right of cross wing
gable on east front, a matching one-window section with north
stack, 2-light each floor, upper window under dormer gable, this
section possibly an early addition. Attached at rear north west
angle is service range, the east gable with ashlar bellcote and 4-
centred arched windows with hoodmoulds, 2-light above moulded
string, door and 3-light below. Door is set in 3-sided Tudor-
arched open stone porch in angle to north wall of main house. A
large south west rear wing was added c1910 with flat-roofed 2-
storey block in angle and gabled cross wing at west end. House was
formerly known as Hilmarton Lodge and was the principal house of
the Poynder family Hilmarton estate, sold 1914 by 1st Lord

Listing NGR: SU0159974724

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Source: English Heritage

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