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Latitude: 51.5527 / 51°33'9"N
Longitude: -1.7778 / 1°46'39"W
OS Eastings: 415504
OS Northings: 183785
OS Grid: SU155837
Mapcode National: GBR YRT.25
Mapcode Global: VHB3M.47JH
Entry Name: Bath Road Museum Apsley House and Gate Piers
Listing Date: 2 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1023456
English Heritage Legacy ID: 318661
Location: Swindon, SN1
Unitary Authority Ward: Eastcott
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Swindon Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
SU 1583 NE SWINDON
8/7 Bath Road Museum
Apsley House and gate piers
House, now Museum. c1830-40. Ashlar Bath stone, slate roof.
Central stack. 2-storey front block, split to 3 storeys at rear.
2 bays, with central hallway to rear stair. 2 rooms deep.
Connection to late C20 extension on right. Ground floor rusticated
without perpends between end pilasters. Central entrance Greek
Doric portico with crested entablature on wide stepped podium.
Semi-circular fanlight with coloured glass. Round-headed full
height windows, margin glazed with etched flashed glass. Simple
lugged architraves to first floor windows, 12-pane sashes with
margin glazing. Recessed panel below reeded. Centre bay broken
forward. Cornice and parapet with acroteriae. Facade has
comtemporary extension left.
Interior: Groined vault in hallway. Reception room right has
plaster cornice. Stacks to rear walls. Stair with 3 straight
balusters per tread. Rusticated gatepiers to forecourt with
anthemion block cappings.
Listing NGR: SU1550483785
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.