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Vale Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Colerne Airfield, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4382 / 51°26'17"N

Longitude: -2.2597 / 2°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 382042

OS Northings: 171052

OS Grid: ST820710

Mapcode National: GBR 0PV.ZDX

Mapcode Global: VH96G.S37T

Entry Name: Vale Court

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317413

Location: Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Colerne

Built-Up Area: Colerne Airfield

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Colerne with N Wraxall

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

COLERNE WATERGATES
ST 8271
8/321 Vale Court
20.12.60
II

House, apparently C17, much extended c1925, rubble stone with stone
tiled roofs. Two and a half and 3-storeys. Original house is L-
plan with coped gables and end wall stacks. Front range has 2-
window range of 3-light cyma-moulded mullion windows with string
course between to first and second floors and ground floor built
out in rock-faced masonry, probably late C19 with reused late C18
Adam style porch with 2 columns and fluted frieze. Return has 2-
light cyma-moulded second floor window to east face. South end has
added south wing with coped south gable, large east side stepped
buttress and earlier C20 Tudor-style windows and door. South end
has later C20 stone 2-storey canted bay with mullion and transom
windows. On west side of wing, single storey early C19 ashlar bow-
fronted room with glazing bar windows. West side of house has 2-
window range of mullion windows hoodmoulds to first floor. Cyma-
moulded except for first floor left 3-light recessed ovolo-moulded
window. C20 ground floor 5-light window. Added to east is large
c1925 wing, built for Wills family with outside east end stack, 2-
storeys, 3-window range of mullion windows. Ground floor centre
mullion and transom window and, to right, a 2-storey bay with
mullion windows above and mullion and transom windows below.
Interior: much restored, fine c1925 REnaissance style hall
fireplace, stone with carved frieze of lions and griffins and
carved surround. Rear room of c1925 range has small stone Tudor-
arched moulded fireplace, re-used and south wing has Tudor-arched
fireplace re-used from elsewhere in house. 6-panel doors to early
C19 south west room and panelling within. House said to date from
c1590.


Listing NGR: ST8204271052

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