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Jubilee Room, Berwick St John

Description: Jubilee Room

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 320288

OS Grid Reference: ST9576219503
OS Grid Coordinates: 395762, 119503
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9749, -2.0617

Location: Upper North Road, Berwick St John, Wiltshire SP5 5QB

Locality: Berwick St John
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5QB

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Listing Text


9/62 Jubilee Room


Chapel, now cottage. 1887 for General Pitt-Rivers. Ashlar and
timber-framing with different patterns of brick nogging, tiled
roof, brick stack. Single storey and attic, 1-window front facing
drive. Large gabled porch to right with Tudor-arched doorway and
single light with hoodmoulds, terracotta heraldic arms to gable,
cusped bargeboards, to left is cross window with Tudor-arched
lights and hoodmould. Timber-framed first floor has wooden 3-
light mullioned and transomed window with decorative leading and
gable with bargeboards, lead downpipes with animal decoration.
Left return has large stone square bay with 5-light double-
transomed window with coloured and painted glass, battlemented
parapet with corbel table, gable over has decorated iron sundial
with words "Tempus fugit". Rear has one 3-light mullioned and
transomed window to first floor. Right return has similar window
and gable with date 1887 in wrought iron. Steeply-pitched roof
has wooden and copper cupola with turned balusters to openings and
ogee capping with weather vane.
Interior has one large room, formerly the chapel, with decorated
plaster panelling and open roof. General Pitt-Rivers built this
picturesque cottage as a chapel for the tenants of Rushmore Estate,
part of a picturesque group with North Lodge (q.v.), and entrance
gates and walls (q.v.). (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England:
Wiltshire, 1975 p.526.)

Listing NGR: ST9576519497

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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