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Stratton Park, Stratton St Margaret

Description: Stratton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 318564

OS Grid Reference: SU1852186251
OS Grid Coordinates: 418521, 186251
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5748, -1.7341

Location: Merlin Way, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon SN3 4PD

Locality: Stratton St Margaret
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN3 4PD

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Listing Text

No 9 Stratton Park
SU 18 NE 8/469


Mid C19. Ornmanetal villa said to have been built by a retired tea planter.
Two storeys stuccoed brick with low pitched, deep eaved roofs. Pendants on
corners of eaves. Panelled ashlar chimneys with dentil capping.
Principal section of front 3 bays with central gable and a one bay extension
to left. Glazing bar sash windows With moulded architraves, centre on first
floor with dentil cornice to eaved architrave, above is stucco roundel (fox
catching birds). Projecting porch with dentil cornice. Six panel doors in
carved oak. Flanking verandah bays to left on west front, to right on south
front, with cast iron honey suckle standards. left hand bay has intersecting
tracery and first floor window adjoins 4 bay conservatory with hipped partly
fishscale tile slate roof and crested ridge.
South front 3 bays with gable to left hand 2 bays. Central tented porch with
cast iron honey suckle standards and flanking ground floor bays with dentil
cornice. Central first floor window round headed. Circular stucco panel
with relief of spaniel retrieving birds. Lower bay to right with gable over
(first floor window round-headed).
Tall spirelet over octagonal dovecote adjoins to right - adds a bizane touch.
Rubble wall to street about 4-6 ft high with chamfered top. Quadrants to
entrance by lodge (the latter is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SU1852186251

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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