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Leigh House and Gatepiers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2508 / 51°15'2"N

Longitude: -2.1953 / 2°11'43"W

OS Eastings: 386462

OS Northings: 150198

OS Grid: ST864501

Mapcode National: GBR 1TL.HSV

Mapcode Global: VH978.WTSJ

Entry Name: Leigh House and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Last Amended: 30 April 2003

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313179

Location: Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Built-Up Area: Westbury (Wiltshire)

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Westbury

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


29-DEC-1950 (Northwest side)


The building was formerly known as Victoria House between 1950 and the mid 1980s.Late C17 - early C18. 2 storeys and attic. Brick on projecting plinth with stone capping. Moulded stone string at 1st floor level. Moulded stone string eaves cornice. Chamfered stone quoins. Contemporary cast lead gutter over cornice with fretted edge. Hipped old tile roof with stone ridge and ball finials at corners. 2 hipped dormer sashes, tile hung cheeks. 5 windows on 1st floor in moulded stone architrave with arched heads, moulded springers and plain keys, under wide rubbed brick arches and with slightly projecting brick aprons. Sashes with glazing centrally divided. 4 rectangular windows on ground floor with stone architrave surrounds and glazed central door, altered early C19, with narrow side glazing, in wide moulded stone architrave, with scroll stone brackets, reeded and beaded front face, supporting moulded cornice hood and opposing scroll broken pediment with central fluted urn. Interior, altered. Left return has brick modillion band over ground floor. Victorian gatepiers to right with wide capping mouldings and a smaller single capping moulding to left.

Listing NGR: ST8646250198

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