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Roman Catholic Church of St Edith

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0798 / 51°4'47"N

Longitude: -1.8622 / 1°51'43"W

OS Eastings: 409747

OS Northings: 131173

OS Grid: SU097311

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZT.B06

Mapcode Global: FRA 66Z8.JB6

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Edith

Listing Date: 8 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319230

Location: Wilton, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Wilton

Built-Up Area: Wilton (Wiltshire)

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Wilton St Mary and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1.
5409 KINGSBURY SQUARE
No 5 (Roman Catholic
Church of St Edith)
SU 0931 5/76

II GV

2.
Mid-late C19. Former Methodist Church. Palazzo front to east. 2 storeys,
English bond brick, channelled stucco on ground floor. Heavy Doric entablature
(as parapet to hipped slate roof). Cross glazed sash windows, 5 on 1st
floor with alternate segmental and triangular pediments and scroll bracket
surrounds and flanking pilasters, set on salient plinth with moulded head
over ground floor. Central window has balustered balcony. 4 windows on
ground floor in rectangular recesses. Central Doric doorpiece with ½ columns;
6-panel 2-leaf doors with side lights and 4-pane overlight. This elevational
treatment returned to Kingsbury Square with 2 windows on each floor, 1 blind
window on each floor and plain central bay. Segmental headed doorway to
left and 3 storey extension with overlapped eaves courses and 3 narrow windows.
The interior: plain stairs divide at landing and reach fine 1st floor meeting
room from each end; this room has coved and gilded ceiling cornice and pierced
fretwork panels to balcony on left hand side (above upper flights of staircase).
Former chimney breaks to front and back with niches. Balcony projects on
decorative corbels. Niche on landing contains plaster statue circa 1821
of St Edith, made for Catholic Chapel at Midford Castle near Bath.


Listing NGR: SU0974731173

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