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Asserton House, Berwick St James

Description: Asserton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 320436

OS Grid Reference: SU0747139394
OS Grid Coordinates: 407471, 139394
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1538, -1.8945

Locality: Berwick St James
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 4TZ

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Listing Text

SU 03 NE
(south side)
3/2 Asserton House
Detached house. Late C18, rebuilt early C19, reroofed c1860.
Limestone ashlar front, flint and rubble stone returns, Welsh slate
2-span roof, brick stacks. Two parallel ranges. Two-storey, 3-
window front of c1830. Central C20 door with transom light,
12-pane margin-pane sash in elliptically-arched panel either side.
First floor has three 12-pane sashes with margin panes. Attic has
three gabled dormers with 6-pane sashes, slate roof on deep eaves
with paired brackets. Left return has 6-panelled door to left, 3-
light casement and 12-pane margin-pane sash, first floor has sash,
blocked window and sash to left attic. Right return has 6-panelled
door with transom light and sash to ground floor, 8-pane and 12-
pane sashes to first floor, sash to right attic. Attached to rear
is single-storey range of mid C19 outbuildings enclosing service
courtyard; 3-light casements, 16-pane sashes, planked doors and
slate roofs.
Interior has 6-panelled doors, central stairs with 2 stick
balusters per tread with shaped cheeks, moulded and wreathed
handrail, window shutters.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury.)

Listing NGR: SU0747139394

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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