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Summer House at Wilbury House, Newton Tony

Description: Summer House at Wilbury House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 319989

OS Grid Reference: SU2227441610
OS Grid Coordinates: 422274, 141610
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1733, -1.6828

Location: Newton Tony, Wiltshire SP4 0HS

Locality: Newton Tony
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 0HS

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Listing Text

SU 24 SW
2/166 Summer House at Wilbury

Summer house raised over ice-house, on north-east avenue from
Wilbury House. c1710 for and probably by William Benson. Restored
1899 by A.C.W. Malet. Pebbledashed brick with stone dressings.
Felt roof. Octagonal chamber approached by 10 balustraded steps,
with further 3 rounded steps to glazed and panelled doors on west
face. Half-domed canopy on brackets over, with lead roof.
Attached columns at angles with alternate drums rusticated, and
sash windows to each face. Timber entablature and cornice, broken
forward over each angle column. Interior matchboarded and domed
ceiling. Ice house under, entered through passage from east, to
domed chamber, partly filled in.

Listing NGR: SU2227441610

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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