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Westrop House and West Service Extension to Westrop House, Highworth

Description: Westrop House and West Service Extension to Westrop House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 318365

OS Grid Reference: SU1992692400
OS Grid Coordinates: 419926, 192400
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6301, -1.7135

Location: B4019, Highworth, Swindon SN6 7BL

Locality: Highworth
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 7BL

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Listing Text

(north side)
Westrop House and
west service extension
to Westrop House
SU 1992 SE 18/254


1878. Built for William Crowdy, Lord of the Manor. Two storeys, attic and
basement. Creeper covered ashlar, band over ground floor. Cornice and parapet.
Hipped slate valley roof with 2 ashlar chimneys with moulded capping. Six
bays, centre 2 slightly recessed, glazing bar sashes, attic windows including
central lunette concealed. Central 2 ground floor bays semi-circular Doric
portico with box porch to 6 panel studded door with side lights and a pair
of knockers.
Rear elevation: flanking angled bays and square portico with Doric columns.
Tripartite window above with blind side lights.
Interior: square stair hall with coved ceiling lit by lunette to front, stone
stairs with sweeping cast iron honey suckle pattern balustrade. A number
of good original features retained eg: enriched cornices to ceiling, door
furniture with ivory inlay, columned fireplace in dining room.

Listing NGR: SU1993392405

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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