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Samways, Alvediston

Description: Samways

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 320228

OS Grid Reference: ST9743223315
OS Grid Coordinates: 397432, 123315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0092, -2.0380

Location: The Street, Alvediston, Wiltshire SP5 5LQ

Locality: Alvediston
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5LQ

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/2 Samways



Detached house. Circa 1700 with additions of C18 and mid C19.
Limestone ashlar, tiled roof, ashlar or brick stacks. L-plan with
later additions to south. 2-storey, 2-window front. Chamfered
pointed doorway has heavy ledged door, 16-pane segmental-headed
sash to right and two to first floor. Coped verge to right,
stacks have moulded cappings. Projecting wing to left has two 16-
pane sashes on ground floor of right return and one to first,
moulded string course is carried over segmental heads of ground
floor, front of wing has two early C20 8-pane sashes to ground and
first floors, coped verge. C18 added bay to left has 16-pane sash
and cross window. Single storey late C17 range to left has 2-
light chamfered recessed mullioned window and one 3-light casement,
left return has ovolo-mullioned 2-light window, and saddleback
coped verge. Right return has large external stack with offsets
and string course. Rear has C19 2-storey canted bay to left with
French windows and louvred shutters, moulded cornice, to right are
French windows with painted glass and three 16-pane sashes with
string course carried over segmental heads, first floor has four
16-pane sashes, the right bay is C18 addition in same style. Left
return from front has mid C19 service addition with margin-pane
French windows and casements, in Flemish bond brick.
Interior: entrance hall with early C18 newel stairs with three
turned balusters to a tread, open string, doors with 6-fielded
panels, panelled dado. Rear single storey range has chamfered
beam with ogee stops and round-arched chamfered stone doorway with
planked door. Main reception rooms refitted c1910 with mirrored
fireplace overmantels on columns, plaster ceiling margins with
rosettes, painted glass in French windows with Arcadian scenes.

Listing NGR: ST9743223315

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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