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Lushill House, Castle Eaton

Description: Lushill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 318252

OS Grid Reference: SU1614493995
OS Grid Coordinates: 416144, 193995
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6445, -1.7681

Location: Castle Eaton, Swindon SN6 7TA

Locality: Castle Eaton
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 7TA

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Listing Text

Lushill House
SU 19 SE 5/103


Probably circa 1797 and after. Two storeys (formerly 3 as result of Victorian
enlargement). Country villa reducer from Victorian castellated mansion and
extended in Georgian style 1965 (see rainwater heads). Ashlar with band over
ground floor and chamfered quoins. Parapet and moulded coping. Centre balustraded
with flanking urns. Concealed slate roof.
East front: 3 bays with slight centre break and glazing bar sash windows. Centre
first floor window has moulded architrave, ground floor side windows have moulded
architraves and cornices. Central solid portico with tripartite pillar arrangement
and glazed doorway (replaces Ionic portico in antis now on north front).
North front retains 2 storey bow with balustraded parapet to left. This has
been repeated (1965) to the right with a 3 bay section between which has 4
column Ionic portico in antis (from garden front).
Rainwater heads marked B (for Barker).
Architect: Tom Bird.
Interior a very pleasant Georgian pastiche with oval top-lit stair hall. South-east
room retains original decoration.

Listing NGR: SU1614493995

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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