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Avon House, Downton

Description: Avon House

Grade: II
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

Location: B3080, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3PJ

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

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Listing Text

SU 1821
(south side)
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

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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