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Cholderton House, Cholderton

Description: Cholderton House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 319923

OS Grid Reference: SU2266442625
OS Grid Coordinates: 422664, 142625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1824, -1.6771

Location: A338, Cholderton, Wiltshire SP4 0DW

Locality: Cholderton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 0DW

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Listing Text

SU 24 SW
(west side)
2/28 Cholderton House

House, 1690, probably for Jonathan Hill, merchant, of Salisbury,
altered C18 and extended in C19. Flint with brick lacings, plat
bands and dressings. Tiled roof. Double pile plan the front
raised to 3 storeys in later C18, with C19 service wing to rear
raised to 2 storeys c1970. Elevation of 7 bays, central three-
quarter glazed door within eared stone moulded architrave,
pulvinated frieze and thin canopy. Two plat bands. Twelve-pane
sashes, one original with heavy glazing bars to left of door others
later C18, all with gauged lintels. Stone cornice with simple
paired brackets and low stone parapet. Rear elevation has some
original 12-paned sashes and heavy dentilled timber eaves. Five
dormers to hipped roof and gable stacks. Rear wing C19 kitchen
over cellar, 4 bays, raised to 2 storeys to match, c1970. Rear
and end elevations have moulded bricks with scroll motif over.
Interior: most fittings and panelling of C17 house survive. Box
cornices to front rooms and marble fireplaces, including one Louis
XV chimney piece. Closed pulvinated string stair with newels with
sunk panels and timber balusters. Rear parlour has elaborate
cornice with scallops, husks and acanthus designs and unusual bed
alcove. Kitchen has flagged floor.
(R.C.H.M. Survey)

Listing NGR: SU2266442625

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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