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Down House, Wylye

Description: Down House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 320570

OS Grid Reference: SU0074737762
OS Grid Coordinates: 400747, 137762
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1391, -1.9907

Location: High Street, Wylye, Wiltshire BA12 0QN

Locality: Wylye
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 0QN

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Listing Text

SU 03 NW
(west side)
2/136 Down House
Detached house. Late C17, rear wing mid C18, some alterations late
C20. Dressed limestone, tiled roof with gable end brick stacks and
coped verges. L-plan. Two-storey, 3-windowed; casements.
Central door with 6 fielded panels in beaded case with C20 flat
wooden hood, C20 three-light mullioned casement either side. First
floor retains three 3-light recessed chamfered mullioned casements.
Left return has one blocked chamfered light to attic, C18 rear wing
has 2-light casement. Rear of main build has 12-pane sash and
attached C20 flat-roofed extension and conservatory, first floor
has 3-light and 2-light leaded casement and 3-light steel casement.
Rear wing to right has two 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned
casements, 2-light and 3-light steel casements, original 3-light
leaded casement to first floor, roof hipped to gable end.
Interior has good late C17 closed string stairs with turned
balusters and wide moulded handrail, chamfered beams and 4 and 6-
panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SU0074737762

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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