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The Warren, Downton

Description: The Warren

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319647

OS Grid Reference: SU1813821521
OS Grid Coordinates: 418138, 121521
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9928, -1.7429

Location: B3080, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3PG

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

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Listing Text

SU 1821
(north side)
6/88 No 15 (The Warren)
(formerly listed as The Warren)


House, now hotel, at end of row. C15 roof over late C18
rebuilding. Flemish bond brick, tiled roofs, brick stacks. 5-bay
C15 roof, now 2-span roof. 2-storey, 6-window. Central C20 door,
up steps, in moulded case with flat wooden hood, to either side are
two plate-glass sashes. First floor has six plate-glass sashes;
all flush and in moulded architraves. Dentilled eaves. Right
return has tile-hung front gable with 2-light casements, rear gable
has French windows and one 12-pane sash. Rear 2-storey wings with
plate-glass sashes with hoodmoulds.
Interior has 5-bay roof over two former open halls, each of 2 bays
and separated by one bay. Fine roof over former western hall has
moulded arch-braced collar truss, 2 tiers of chamfered purlins with
curved wind braces. Plainer roof over former eastern hall has
chamfered arch-braced collar truss, but no wind bracing. Closed
trusses with wattle and daub panels. No smoke-blackening; C17
axial brick stack may replace timber-framed chimney. Ceilings
inserted in C16 to eastern hall. Internal fittings mostly early
C19; moulded ceiling cornice and panelled doors.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1813421526

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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