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The Old Dyehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsley, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2024 / 51°12'8"N

Longitude: -2.2508 / 2°15'2"W

OS Eastings: 382574

OS Northings: 144830

OS Grid: ST825448

Mapcode National: GBR 1V3.FRY

Mapcode Global: VH97M.X1YK

Entry Name: The Old Dyehouse

Listing Date: 5 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313732

Location: Corsley, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsley

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Corsley and Chadmanslade St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(south side)
10/94 The Old Dyehouse
Detached house. Early C18, altered late C18 and C19. Rubble stone
with brick dressings, half-hipped tiled roof, brick stacks. L-
plan. Two-storey, 4-window front. Gabled stone porch to left with
imposts and keystone to beaded segmental-arched opening, C19 inner
door, 3-light C20 casement to left, single casement to right, cross
wing to right has 3-light casement to ground floor and blocked
doorway, lean-to kitchen to right has 2-light segmental-headed
casement. First floor has two 3-light casements and blocked arrow
vents to left range, cross wing has single and 3-light casement
with 2-light attic casement. Left return has C20 door, 2-light
first floor casement. Rear has 6-panelled door with transom light
and 4-light casement to right, blocked arrow vents and 2-light and
4-light casements to first floor, of main range, blocked doorway to
left, cross wing has two 12-pane sashes to ground floor, 2-light
casements to first and attic floors.
Interior has C18 joinery; doors with 2 fielded panels to first
floor, cupboard below stairs with fielded panelled doors and H-L
hinges. Unusual plan with through passage away from stacks and two
staircases, one against front wall. The house may be an early C18
conversion of an industrial building to a dwelling; the range with
porch has blocked arrow vents suggesting that this part formerly
had an agricultural or industrial function. Said to have been a
dyehouse for the local woollen industry.

Listing NGR: ST8257444830

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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