Description: Avon House
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319654
OS Grid Reference: SU1807621501
OS Grid Coordinates: 418076, 121501
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9926, -1.7438
DOWNTON HIGH STREET
6/95 No 12 (Avon House),
(formerly listed as House and shop
23/3/60 premises next west of Church Hous
House in row. Mid-C18. Painted header bond brick, tiled roof,
gable-end brick stacks. Symmetrical 2-storey, 5-window front.
Central door with 6 fielded panels and fanlight, in arched case
with brick quoins and keystone, up stone steps with cast-iron
railings. Either side are two plate-glass sashes with fluted
keystones. First floor has five plate-glass sashes, the centre in
an eared brick surround with cornice. Moulded brick cornice.
Three gabled dormers with 2-light casements. Rear has casements to
ground floor, central door, first floor has canted bay window to
left and two 4-pane sashes, all in late C18 outshut with twin
hipped roof. Attached to rear left is 2-storey service wing with
planked- door and 3-light casement.
Interior has C18 newel stairs with turned balusters, ovolo and ogee
moulded door architraves, eared wooden fireplace surround.
Listing NGR: SU1807721501
Source: English Heritage
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