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Bulbridge House, Wilton

Description: Bulbridge House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 August 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 319313

OS Grid Reference: SU0940030891
OS Grid Coordinates: 409400, 130891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0773, -1.8672

Location: 44 South Street, Wilton, Wiltshire SP2 0JS

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

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Listing Text

Bulbridge House
SU 03 SE 1/44 4.8.51.


An ancient site. The 3 storey circa 1700 house reduced and altered by James
Wyatt circa 1794, with some later alterations, partly by James Wyattville
circa 1844. 2 storeys pink stucco with hipped slate roofs.
South front has string, modern cornice, parapet and coping swept up at each
side. A 5-bay front with small upper and tall ground floor windows, glazing
bar sashes with louvred shutters. Tripartite half-glazed central door with
segmental head.
East front (entrance) has 2 bull's-eye windows on 1st floor to left and
a tripartite sash with leaded glazing and segmental headed centre light
on ground floor (introduced 1933). Centre and right part older: 4 bays,
Corinthian doorcase with broken segmental pediment (circa 1700) to left.
North front: 2½ storeys, angled bay to left and pedimented doorway with
projected fanlight.
West front: 2 storey recessed bay to right. Linked to servant's quarters
adjacent to which is Rex Whistler's:
Temple (1934-9) with an elliptic front of Greek Ionic columns, niches to
Interior: retains considerable number of late C18 fittings including even
flock wallpaper in the dining room. The stair hall has a low groined ceiling
with thin plasterwork, the 1st floor rooms have coved, almost barrel-vaulted,
ceilings to gain height within the roof space. Elegant 1794 staircase with
gallery to 1st floor.

Listing NGR: SU0940030891

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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