Description: Tilshead House
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319886
OS Grid Reference: SU0350147764
OS Grid Coordinates: 403501, 147764
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2291, -1.9512
TILSHEAD HIGH STREET
SU 04 NW
1/277 Tilshead House
Detached house. Early C19. Flemish bond brick to front; sides and
rear are English garden wall bond, concrete tiled roof with brick
stacks. 3-storey, 3-window symmetrical front. Central door with 6
reeded panels, fanlight and C20 canopy, either side is one 20-pane
sash. First floor has central 16-pane sash with 20-pane sash to
sides. Second floor has central 12-pane sash with 15-pane sash to
sides. All windows with flat-arched heads. Deep eaves to roof.
Left return has French windows and one 20-pane sash to ground
floor, two 20-pane sashes to first and two 15-pane sashes to second
floor. A datestone in centre of second floor is inscribed R.P.
Norris / Aug 20 / 1820, and probably records the building of the
house. Right return has one 8-pane sash to first floor. Rear has
roof with twin hipped gables, making a square plan, one pair of 8-
pane sashes to first floor and one 15-pane sash to second floor
with a blind window to left. Attached is early Cl9 single-storey
kitchen extension in English bond brick.
Interior has fireplaces with reeded surrounds with paterae, reeded
shutters and panelled doors to ground floor rooms. Stairs with
stick balusters and shaped spandrels, stair hall had reeded dado
rail. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).
Listing NGR: SU0350147764
Source: English Heritage
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