Description: Daye House
Date Listed: 8 June 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 319376
OS Grid Reference: SU1054630731
OS Grid Coordinates: 410546, 130731
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0758, -1.8508
5409 WILTON PARK
SU 13 SW 1/134
(Dairy House/Cottage). Mid C19. Architects: Wyatt and Brandon. Italianate.
2 storeys, ashlar built on plinth with heavy slate roof strapped with slate
over-rafters. The south front has gabled break to left. Projecting eaves
with shaped rafter ends, 4 tall grooved ashlar chimneys on ridges with stop
chamfered sides and coved capping. Windows have raised surrounds and blocks
to cills. Gable to left has paired round-headed lights on 1st floor and
2 round-headed keyed arches on ground floor (now windows), casements. The
right hand wing has 2 outer 1st floor windows and a pair of inner windows
on ground floor with flanking doors, right hand blocked. Colonnade in front
of 3 1/2 stone piers in line with gabled break. The east side has a gabled.
break to left and is linked to a 2 storey wing by pepperpot capped square
belvedere corner turret. The belvedere has round-headed windows with balustraded
panels below to 1st floor and a monogrammed panel below [PMA]. The wing
is a later adaption of the original dairy (for ? Countess Pembroke or Lady
Herbert of Lea) cf. 2 storey angled bay to north.
The original dairy was polygonal with tiled walls and central milk fountain.
Listing NGR: SU1055030729
Source: English Heritage
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