Description: Wishford House with Attached Front Walls
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 320469
OS Grid Reference: SU0790835531
OS Grid Coordinates: 407908, 135531
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1190, -1.8884
GREAT WISHFORD WEST STREET
SU 03 NE
3/35 Wishford House with attached
(Formerly Listed as Wishford House)
Detached house. C18, altered and refronted c1800, mid C19 service
wing. Flemish bond brick, tiled hipped roof, brick stacks. 'L'-
plan. Two-storey, 3-window; sashes. Central door with 6 fielded
panels, fanlight and panelled reveals, wooden Tuscan porch with key
motif frieze, either side is 16-pane sash with flat arch with
keystone. First floor has stone plat band, three 16-pane sashes
with keystones to flat arched heads. Chamfered rusticated quoins,
moulded wooden cornice to brick blocking course with stone coping.
One attic dormer with 2-light casement. Right return has large 18-
pane sash to first floor former drawing room, 3-brick plat band.
Left return has 4-panelled door, 12-pane sashes and 3-light and 2-
light casements. Mid C19 rear service wing in banded flint and
brick has 1-light and 2-light casements to ground and first floors,
Welsh slate roof, attached to right return is mid C19 flint garden
room with margin pane French windows and casements.
Interior partly altered early C20 when early C19 stairs partly
removed and replaced by stairs in room to right of entrance hall,
first floor landing retains stick balusters with moulded handrail,
good doors with 6 moulded panels in moulded architraves. Grey
marble fireplace in drawing room, formerly in first floor drawing
room, now bedroom; the latter retains moulded plaster cornice with
floral ceiling margin. Attached to front are flanking Flemish bond
brick curved walls, with planked doors and terminating in plain
brick piers with C20 concrete pineapples, attached to right is
length of good cob wall with flint plinth and thatched capping,
with some brick patching.
Listing NGR: SU0790835531
Source: English Heritage
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