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Edgar House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313077

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

WESTBURY CHURCH STREET
1.
5411
(South-East Side)
No 2 (Edgar House)
ST 8751 SW 4/9 29,12.50.

II* GV


2.
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
one originally.


Listing NGR: ST8732951198

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