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Beechfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4355 / 51°26'7"N

Longitude: -2.1997 / 2°11'59"W

OS Eastings: 386212

OS Northings: 170738

OS Grid: ST862707

Mapcode National: GBR 1R8.W4T

Mapcode Global: VH96H.T5GX

Entry Name: Beechfield House

Listing Date: 1 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315293

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsham

Built-Up Area: Corsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Greater Corsham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 8670
4/265 Beechfield House

House, c1794-9, ashlar with low-pitched slate hipped roof and 2
rear wall stacks to main range. Main range has formal 3-storey, 5-
window front with raised plinth, sill bands to ground and first
floors, moulded cornice and parapet. Centre bay is slightly
projected. Six-pane attic windows, 12-pane elsewhere, longer to
ground floor. French window to first floor centre. Central
projecting ashlar enclosed porch with Doric angle pilasters,
moulded cornice and small iron rail above. Broad central arch with
large traceried fanlight over 6-panel door and sidelights, with
pilasters between. Each end wall has full-height 3-window bow.
Two-storey north-west service wing with cornice, parapet, ridge
stack and northend stack. Two 12-pane upper sashes, ground floor
sash paired with door and pair of sashes, ground floor openings in
raised moulded surrounds. North-east rear wing mid to late C19, 3-
storey, 2-window with moulded architraves to attic and first floor
windows. Two-storey, one-window addition beyond.
Interior has moulded plaster borders to main ceilings, central
open-well stair with skylight over and plain balusters. On site of
a C17 house called Leyceters demolished c1794 and present house
built c1794-9 for Rev. J.L. Willis. Owned later by Sir G. Goldney
M.P. (1814-1900) and Sir F.H. Goldney (1846-1920).
(H. Brakspear, Corsham n.d.26 - reprint Wilts.Arch.Mag.43 511-39)

Listing NGR: ST8621270738

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