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Kent House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1745 / 51°10'28"N

Longitude: -1.781 / 1°46'51"W

OS Eastings: 415402

OS Northings: 141723

OS Grid: SU154417

Mapcode National: GBR 503.6K0

Mapcode Global: VHB5C.2QSY

Entry Name: Kent House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321338

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)

11/27 No 3 (Kent House)
10.1.53

GV II*
Lodge to Amesbury Abbey and farmhouse for Park Farm, now house.
1607 and c1733. Flint with stone dressings, fissile stone slate
roofs. Irregular triangular block with an octagonal stair turret
on north-east side, and added on south, an C18 rectangular block in
knapped flintwork and stone. Original building has C18 stone
surround to ground floor window and a chamfered mullioned and
transomed cross window to upper floor. Moulded string courses and
lozenge panel. Moulded stone cornice and ogee roof. Stair tower
is of 3 storeys defined by string courses. Recessed reserved stone
surrounds to square windows. Stone cornice and ogee roof. Lozenge
on north-east face with date 1607. Added on south, a rectangular
block of 3 bays, ground floor raised, and stone plat band.
Architraves to windows and stepped flush keystones. Central 6-
panelled door with dentilled pediment on carved brackets. Block
extended to west at slight angle, with parapet. To rear, a single
storey block in matching squared knapped flintwork added c1960.


Listing NGR: SU1540241723

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