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Canonbury House, Tisbury

Description: Canonbury House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321035

OS Grid Reference: ST9445029782
OS Grid Coordinates: 394450, 129782
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0673, -2.0806

Location: 116 Hindon Lane, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6PZ

Locality: Tisbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 6PZ

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Listing Text

ST 92 NW (east side)

4/245 Canonbury House


Detached villa. Circa 1870. Stretcher bond yellow brick with
terracotta dressings, hipped Welsh slate roof, yellow brick stacks
with terracotta cappings. L-plan, Italianate. Five-panelled door
with semi-circular fanlight in pilastered case with terracotta
capitals, to right is segmental-headed plate glass sash with
rusticated pilasters with terracotta capitals and foliated frieze.
First floor has pair of round-arched sashes over door and round-
arched plate-glass sash to right with guilloche ornament to
architraves. To left is slightly projecting bay with segmental
sash to ground floor and round-arched sash to first, detail as
before. Deep eaves on paired cast-iron brackets, segmental-headed
dormer to attic with oculus to left. Right return has 2-storey
canted bay with segmental-headed sashes to ground floor and round-
headed to first, terracotta decoration, C20 casement to left. Left
return has tripartite and plate glass sashes, 4-panelled door to
left and attached C20 garage with hipped roof. Rear has C20
casements and conservatory, round-headed sash to first floor, 2-
storey service wing to right with 4-pane sash and 3-light casement.
Interior retains original features including stairs with two turned
balusters per tread and shaped tread-ends, stained glass top-light
over, 4-panelled doors in moulded architraves, marble fireplaces
and plaster ceiling cornices. Included as a good example of the
villa in Tisbury, following the opening of the railway to Tisbury
in 1859.

Listing NGR: ST9445029782

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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