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Latitude: 51.2598 / 51°15'35"N
Longitude: -2.183 / 2°10'58"W
OS Eastings: 387329
OS Northings: 151198
OS Grid: ST873511
Mapcode National: GBR 1TF.T3L
Mapcode Global: VH979.3LTL
Entry Name: Edgar House
Listing Date: 29 December 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1180474
English Heritage Legacy ID: 313077
Location: Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13
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
WESTBURY CHURCH STREET
No 2 (Edgar House)
ST 8751 SW 4/9 29,12.50.
Including No 29 Edward Street.
Early C18 remodelling of older house. 2 storeys. Stucco, with rusticated
ground floor treatment. Moulded string at 1st floor level. Rusticated angle
piers, whole height, with string and cornice broken forward over. Moulded
cornice. Panelled parapet with stone coping. Ripped modern tile roof. Glazing
bar sashes, 4 windows on 1st floor, with 5-centred-arched heads, in architrave
surrounds with key blocks. 3 similar windows on ground floor and tall 10-panel
door in 2nd bay from left hand with same arched shape and architrave surround
as for windows, with segmental pediment on scroll brackets, lining at ends
with string across front, and with plain tympanum. The top panels of door
arched to fit opening. Good brass knocker of shell and scroll pattern. 4
moulded stone steps with splayed angles. The return front has 2 panels on
1st floor, and on ground floor C19 office door to right hand and one late
sash window. Plain C18 wrought iron rails to front of house, flanking door.
All window surrounds painted. A front of strong character. Good, somewhat
altered interior. Circa 1730 staircase with 1 turned and 2 plain balusters
per tread, reeded pilasters to dado ramped panels, double ramps on landings.
Stairs from 1st floor to attic of an older type with uncut string and heavy
turned balusters. Panelled doors. Large circa 1850 drawing-room to rear.
From rear the roof can be seen to join the slope of No 4 - both houses clearly
Listing NGR: ST8732951198
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