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The Old Laundry, Stourton with Gasper

Description: The Old Laundry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321228

OS Grid Reference: ST7690332964
OS Grid Coordinates: 376903, 132964
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0955, -2.3312

Location: Gasper Street, Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6PY

Locality: Stourton with Gasper
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6PY

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(off north side)
6/122 The Old Laundry
Laundry, now detached cottage. Mid C17, altered C19. Rubble
stone, hipped thatched roof, brick stacks. U-plan. Two-storey, 3-
window west front facing New Lake. Planked door to right of
centre, 2-light casement to right and 3-light casement to left.
First floor has three 2-light casements. Attached to right return
is large early C19 two-bay drying loggia with two elliptical-arched
openings to south and to ends. Left return has 3-light and 2-light
casements to rear. Rear of main range has planked doors within C19
2-bay lean-to porch with elliptical-arched openings, one 2-light
casement to first floor. Wing to north has 2-light casements and
drying loggia to gable end. Wing to south has 2-light casements.
Interior has chamfered beam with ogee and bar stops, planked doors,
blocked open fireplaces. Probably converted to use as a laundry
for Stourhead Estate and the drying loggias added in early C19, the
latter are very similar to a loggia on north side of The Spread
Eagle (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST7690332964

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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