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Antrobus House, Amesbury

Description: Antrobus House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321372

OS Grid Reference: SU1565641227
OS Grid Coordinates: 415656, 141227
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1701, -1.7774

Location: 4 Nursery Close, Amesbury SP4 7HH

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

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Listing Text

SU 1541
(north-east side)
11/61 No 39, Antrobus House

Village hall, 1924-25, by Geoffrey Fildes. Hand-made bricks in
Flemish bond, tiled roof. Two storeys and attics. Early Georgian
in style. Symmetrical, comprising a tall 5-bay central block
containing the hall, with lower links to 2 x 3 bay cross wings
containing ancilliary services. Main block has central entrance, a
pair of doors with decorated fanlights within a round-headed
Portland stone doorcase, carved keystone connected up to swags
over. To either side, two very tall 28-paned sash windows with
segmental gauged brick heads and prominent keystones. Recessed
brick panels over, before plat band incorporating sills of upper
floor windows, 12-paned sashes also with segmental heads. Moulded
timber dentilled cornice. Roof hipped, with dormers to sides and a
central tall glazed lantern with square lead dome and a wind vane
in form of galleon. Links are 2 storeys, with parapets and glazed
doors to ground floor. Wings have 15-pane sashes to ground floor,
12-paned above, all with gauged brick lintels. Parapet and hipped
roofs. Each wing has 2 tall panelled brick stacks. Half-glazed
doors central to side elevations. Added brick porch on south.
Interior: Main hall has cross beams and oak bolection moulded
panelling. Built to a high standard of excellence as memorial to
an Antrobus son lost in the Great War.

Listing NGR: SU1565641227

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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