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Kent House, Amesbury

Description: Kent House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 321338

OS Grid Reference: SU1540241723
OS Grid Coordinates: 415402, 141723
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1745, -1.7810

Location: A345, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7AP

Locality: Amesbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 7AP

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Listing Text

SU 1541
(west side)

11/27 No 3 (Kent House)

Lodge to Amesbury Abbey and farmhouse for Park Farm, now house.
1607 and c1733. Flint with stone dressings, fissile stone slate
roofs. Irregular triangular block with an octagonal stair turret
on north-east side, and added on south, an C18 rectangular block in
knapped flintwork and stone. Original building has C18 stone
surround to ground floor window and a chamfered mullioned and
transomed cross window to upper floor. Moulded string courses and
lozenge panel. Moulded stone cornice and ogee roof. Stair tower
is of 3 storeys defined by string courses. Recessed reserved stone
surrounds to square windows. Stone cornice and ogee roof. Lozenge
on north-east face with date 1607. Added on south, a rectangular
block of 3 bays, ground floor raised, and stone plat band.
Architraves to windows and stepped flush keystones. Central 6-
panelled door with dentilled pediment on carved brackets. Block
extended to west at slight angle, with parapet. To rear, a single
storey block in matching squared knapped flintwork added c1960.

Listing NGR: SU1540241723

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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