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Diana's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1757 / 51°10'32"N

Longitude: -1.7818 / 1°46'54"W

OS Eastings: 415346

OS Northings: 141854

OS Grid: SU153418

Mapcode National: GBR 503.6B0

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.2QC1

Entry Name: Diana's House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321341

Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Amesbury

Built-Up Area: Amesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Amesbury St Mary and St Melor

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD
SU 1541
(west side)

11/30 Diana's House
10.1.53
GV II*

Gatehouse to Amesbury Abbey (q.v.). 1600. Flint, with stone
quoins and dressings. Fissile stone slate roofs. Two storeys,
triangular block with octagonal stair tower attached to south.
Moulded string courses and eaves. Moulded architraves to 12-pane
C18 windows. Stair tower of 4 stages with double chamfered square
stone windows. Ogee roofs, stair tower has band of fishscale
slates. Ashlar stone stack external to south-west face of main
block. Inscription over 4-centred ground floor door reads 'Diana,
her hous 1600.' Diana is alleged to have been a mistress of Edward
Seymour.


Listing NGR: SU1534641854

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