Description: Milton House with Front Walls and Railings
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321141
OS Grid Reference: ST8797831265
OS Grid Coordinates: 387978, 131265
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0806, -2.1730
EAST KNOYLE MILTON
ST 83 SE
8/35 Milton House with front walls
Detached house. Early C18. Dressed limestone, tiled roof with
coped verges, gable end brick stacks. L-plan with additional rear
wing to east side. Two-storey and attic, 5-window. Central 6-
panelled door with transom light and flat wooden hood on cast iron
brackets, two leaded wooden cross windows with relief carved
keystones, either side. First floor has five leaded wooden cross
windows with carved keystones, centre window segmental-headed; all
leading renewed C20. Two early C20 hipped dormers with steel
casements to attic. Right return has single-light leaded casement.
Left return has leaded casements. Rear has outshut with hipped
dormer to centre, early C18 wing to right and early C20 wing to
left with casements.
Interior has good central stairs with two turned balusters per open
string tread, wide moulded handrail, original wooden dog gate at
foot. Dining room to right of entrance has painted recessed
moulded full panelling and cupboards with shaped shelves and double
arched heads flanking eared fireplace, ceiling with moulded plaster
cornice and ribbed plaster panels with scrolled and floral motifs.
Drawing room to left has similar eared fireplace, possibly not
original. Study in rear wing has chamfered beam and chamfered
stone fireplace. Some original doors with 2 fielded panels to
first floor, attic has 4-bay roof. Dressed limestone wall attached
to front right has saddleback coping swept up over doorway and end-
pier with ball finial, low brick dwarf walls with cast iron
spearhead railings and single gate in front.
Listing NGR: ST8797831265
Source: English Heritage
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