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Abbotstone House, Whiteparish

Description: Abbotstone House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319794

OS Grid Reference: SU2433923591
OS Grid Coordinates: 424339, 123591
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0112, -1.6544

Locality: Whiteparish
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 2SH

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Listing Text

SU 22 SW
(north side)
7/322 Abbotstone House

Detached house. Late C16, 1627/WS on right gable, ES/1718 on left
stack, late C18 and C19 additions. English bond brick, tiled roof,
brick stacks. T-plan, hall with cross wing. 2-storey, 5-window
front. Round-arched C20 door to right of former hall range, two
cross windows to left, 2-light chamfered mullioned and C19
mullioned and transomed window to right cross range. First floor
of hall range has 3-brick plat band, 2-light casement, blind window
with wavy voussoirs and C19 oriel, cross wing to right has bullnose
brick string course to first and attic floors, 3-light mullioned
and transomed window and 2-light ovolo-mullioned window with
datestone over, dating rebuilding. Attached to left is late C18
range with casements. Large external stack to left of hall range
is part of 1718 rebuilding of hall. Right return has external
stack, C19 ovolo-mullioned window and casement to ground floor,
bullnose string courses and ovolo-mullioned windows to first and
attic floors. Rear has 2-storey late C19 services to left, gabled
stair turret with 2-light casement to centre and 3-light and 2-
light wooden or cast-iron casements to right.
Interior: Open fireplaces with chamfered bressummers, planked doors
and 4-panelled C19 doors, winding stairs with octagonal newel.
First floor bedrooms in cross wing have reset C17 panelling, and
exposed timbers indicative of pre-1627 timber-framed house. The
162?iris datestone refers to the rebuilding of a timber-framed house
in brick, by William Stockman of Barford Park, now demolished. The
brickwork is particularly good. (Unpublished records of RCHM
(England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU2433923591

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Source: English Heritage

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