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Restrop House, Purton

Description: Restrop House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 317983

OS Grid Reference: SU0811486884
OS Grid Coordinates: 408114, 186884
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5808, -1.8843

Location: Bagbury Lane, Purton, Wiltshire SN5 4LW

Locality: Purton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN5 4LW

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Listing Text


8/337 Restrop House


House. Late C16-early C17 and c.1910. Limestone rubble. Stone
slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, and part cellar. E-plan with
central 2 storey porch, 1 bay either side and projecting wings,
gabled to rear. Right wing extended by C17 2 storey service block.
Large c1910 extension of left wing to rear. Entrance under round
arch with incised abaci and key. Continuous string rises over
central panel with arms of Ashley Cooper (Lords Bolingbroke).
Stone-mullioned and transomed windows, 2-light over porch, 4-light
in flanking bays, and 3-light to wings. Roofs hipped to front and
2 small hipped dormers. Stacks central to wings.
Interior: Central stone paved hall, opened up to main parlour to
right with large moulded stone fireplace. Panelled partition to
left of hall with central entrance to drawing room also with
moulded stone fireplace and oak carved overmantle. Fine dog-leg
stair in right wing, with turned balusters and heavy moulded rail.
Stone fireplaces on first floor. Butt purlin and tenoned collar
roof. Various C17 three-plank doors.

Listing NGR: SU0811486884

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Source: English Heritage

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