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Jesmond House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Highworth, Swindon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6306 / 51°37'50"N

Longitude: -1.7123 / 1°42'44"W

OS Eastings: 420009

OS Northings: 192460

OS Grid: SU200924

Mapcode National: GBR 4TK.RX6

Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.88MT

Entry Name: Jesmond House

Listing Date: 26 January 1955

Last Amended: 20 September 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318482

Location: Highworth, Swindon, SN6

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Highworth

Built-Up Area: Highworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


1.
5410 HIGHWORTH WESTROP
(west side)
Jesmond House
(formerly listed under
Lechlade Road)
SU 2092 SW 18/353 26.1.55
SU 2092 SE 18/353

II* GV

2.
1721. Two and a half storeys, red brick with chamfered stone quoins, stone
plinth and tripled stone keys. Stone bands over ground and first floors,
stone cope to parapet and to ramped gables. Wood modillion cornices. Four
bays, glazing bar sashes in moulded frames. Four gabled dormers in stone
slate roof with gable end brick chimneys having stone base bands. High parapet
with lattice of stone before dormers. Door case in 2nd bay from left. Enriched
(wood on stone base): Doric fluted pilasters, Doric frieze. Pediment. Eight-panel
front door. Wrought and cast iron bracket to front. Stone balustrade in
front curving in to doorway with lattice panels.
Two storey wings to rear. North wing with mansard, west gable end with moulded
hoods to windows. South wing brick. Mid C19 coach house of brick and rubble
with cobbled entrance.
Interior: good wooden staircase with sweeping rail and 2 turned balusters
per tread. Panelling in hall and in front room to north panelled, contemporary
fire-place and flanking arched niches.


Listing NGR: SU2000992456

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