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Bulbridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0773 / 51°4'38"N

Longitude: -1.8672 / 1°52'1"W

OS Eastings: 409400

OS Northings: 130891

OS Grid: SU094308

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZT.GR1

Mapcode Global: FRA 66Z8.NDD

Entry Name: Bulbridge House

Listing Date: 4 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023746

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319313

Location: Wilton, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Wilton

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 SOUTH STREET
Bulbridge House
SU 03 SE 1/44 4.8.51.

II

2.
An ancient site. The 3 storey circa 1700 house reduced and altered by James
Wyatt circa 1794, with some later alterations, partly by James Wyattville
circa 1844. 2 storeys pink stucco with hipped slate roofs.
South front has string, modern cornice, parapet and coping swept up at each
side. A 5-bay front with small upper and tall ground floor windows, glazing
bar sashes with louvred shutters. Tripartite half-glazed central door with
segmental head.
East front (entrance) has 2 bull's-eye windows on 1st floor to left and
a tripartite sash with leaded glazing and segmental headed centre light
on ground floor (introduced 1933). Centre and right part older: 4 bays,
Corinthian doorcase with broken segmental pediment (circa 1700) to left.
North front: 2½ storeys, angled bay to left and pedimented doorway with
projected fanlight.
West front: 2 storey recessed bay to right. Linked to servant's quarters
adjacent to which is Rex Whistler's:
Temple (1934-9) with an elliptic front of Greek Ionic columns, niches to
sides.
Interior: retains considerable number of late C18 fittings including even
flock wallpaper in the dining room. The stair hall has a low groined ceiling
with thin plasterwork, the 1st floor rooms have coved, almost barrel-vaulted,
ceilings to gain height within the roof space. Elegant 1794 staircase with
gallery to 1st floor.


Listing NGR: SU0940030891

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