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The Moat House, Wilton

Description: The Moat House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 August 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 319263

OS Grid Reference: SU0969131320
OS Grid Coordinates: 409691, 131320
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0811, -1.8630

Location: 17 North Street, Wilton, Wiltshire SP2 0HE

Locality: Wilton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP2 0HE

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
No 23
(The Moat House)
SU 0931 5/24 4.8.51.


Dated 1801, on site of and incorporating an earlier house. Former Charity
Free School (principal 1st floor room called the Dormitory). Left hand
corner stone to front bears date. 2 storeys, colour-washed red and blue
brick. Plinth, 1st floor gault brick string, offset and dentil eaves.
Hipped old tile roof with end chimneys. Glazing bar sash windows with stone
voussoirs and projecting keys. 4 on 1st floor, 2 on ground floor to left;
on right a large tripartite window inserted in segmental headed former stable
entrance. Flush panel 2 leaf doors with segmental-arched radiating fanlight
over under semi-circular hooded pediment supported on 2 Doric columns, all
overgrown. Victorian footscraper. Elevation returned left with cornice.
Further parallel extension to rear. In yard adjacent to tributary stream
a cracked slate clock with roman numerals from the stables at Fonthill.
Interior somewhat altered; panelled dado in front ground floor room.

Listing NGR: SU0969131320

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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