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24, High Street, Highworth

Description: 24, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318405

OS Grid Reference: SU2007792443
OS Grid Coordinates: 420077, 192443
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6304, -1.7113

Location: High Street, Highworth, Swindon SN6 7AG

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
No 24
SU 2092 SW 18/286 26.1.55


Early C18. A fine town house. Called Inigo House and wrongly attributed
to Sir Roger Pratt. Three storeys and basement. Four bays. Purple brick
with red brick window dressings and rubbed brick segmental arches to windows,
aprons, and 5 course bands over floors. Stone chamfered quoins, plinth, moulded
cornice, keystones and coping to panelled parapet. Cornice breaks forward
over quoins and keys. Flush moulded frames to glazing bar sash windows.
Fine doorway to right of centre: wide stucco surround with fluted corinthian
pilasters and broken back segmental pediment. Segmental headed 10 panel door
with foliate key over. Two rainwater pipes with conical heads. Phoenix Fire
Insurance Mark. Flat leaded roof. Two storey rear extension with 4 cross
mullion windows and stone slate roof. Railings to front with urn-capped
Interior: entrance hall altered. Raised and fielded panelling in front room.
Fine staircase with fluted balusters, sweeping handrail, panelled dado. Panelled
Pratt attribution the result of the proximity to Coleshill.

Listing NGR: SU2008092437

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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