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Hamilton House, Downton

Description: Hamilton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319561

OS Grid Reference: SU1823921611
OS Grid Coordinates: 418239, 121611
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9936, -1.7415

Location: Barford Lane, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3QA

Locality: Downton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 3QA

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Listing Text

SU 1821
( east side)
6/2 Hamilton House


Detached house. Mid C18. Painted Flemish bond brick, tiled roof,
brick stacks. L-plan. 2-storey, 5-window front. Door with 6-
fielded panels and fanlight, with pediment on Ionic pilasters, to
right of centre, to left are three 12-pane flush sashes, to right
is one 12-pane sash. First floor has five 12-pane sashes; all
windows with moulded wooden architraves. Moulded and dentilled
eaves cornice. Two hipped dormers to roof with 2-light casements.
Left return has 12-pane sash to first floor and 2-light casement to
attic, rear wing has 4-light leaded casement to first floor. Rear
has 12-pane sashes to ground and first floors; external brick stack
to left, 2-light casement to hipped dormer. Mid-Cl9 extension to
left has large C20 window to ground floor, C18 wing to right has 2-
light casements.
Interior has C18 newel stairs with turned balusters, some good
fireplaces with Adam-style detail and moulded corniced mantels,
north room has fielded panelling and dentilled ceiling cornice.

Listing NGR: SU1823721614

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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