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Description: 19 and 21, High Street
Date Listed: 12 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 318123
OS Grid Reference: ST8529785872
OS Grid Coordinates: 385297, 185872
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5715, -2.2135
SHERSTON HIGH STREET
8/126 Nos 19 and 21
Section of former Swan Inn, now 2 separate dwellings. Late C16, restored in the C19 and altered in the C20. Squared and coursed rubble with flush rusticated dressed stone quoins, dressed stone to windows, wooden lintels and gabled stone slate roof with 3 stone stacks. Two dwellings parallel to market place with Old Swan House (q.v.) to rear forming L-shaped plan. Two-storey, 4-window east front. No 19 to right has a 3-light chamfered cross-mullion with small leaded pane casements and hoodmould to ground floor right, large 3-light plate glass window with flush cambered-headed strainer arch above to left and 2-light chamfered mullions to upper floor. Central part glazed C20 door and further doorway to left with Tudor arch and plank door with glazed panel. No 21 to left has 3-light late C19 wooden cross-mullion windows to ground floor with flush cambered-headed strainer arches above and stone mullions to upper floor: 2-light to left and 5-light cross-mullion to right with hoodmould. Central panelled door with top 2 panels glazed. Interior. No 19 has circular newel staircase; roof structure renewed and heightened in the C19. No 21 has been extensively renovated. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)
Listing NGR: ST8529785872
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