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Syrencot House

A Grade II Listed Building in Figheldean, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2141 / 51°12'50"N

Longitude: -1.7731 / 1°46'23"W

OS Eastings: 415944

OS Northings: 146124

OS Grid: SU159461

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZJ.VYX

Mapcode Global: VHB55.6RZ4

Entry Name: Syrencot House

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321470

Location: Figheldean, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Figheldean

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Figheldean St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

FIGHELDEAN -
SU 14 NE
2/160 Syrencot House

II
House, now offices. 1738. Red and blue brickwork with limestone
plat band and raised quoins. Slate roof. Main block of 3
storeys, 5 x 1 bays, extended to right early C19, two storeys, 3
bays, and wing to rear. Entrance into wing at junction with main
block, under curved Tuscan portico. Main block has 12-paned sashes
with segmental heads in red brick flush quoined openings, the
arches with raised keystones and moulded stone sills. Round arched
opening to central first floor window and raised surround. Six-
paned sashes to top floor, and dentilled stone eaves. Cogged eaves
to end and rear. Right wing has margin glazed windows and hipped
roof.
Interior: Mostly altered, but south end has fielded dado panelling
and cornice. Wing has early C19 stair. The house as a military
residence of Lt Gen Browning, General Sir Richard Gale, and Lord
Allenbrooke, saw the founding of the airborne divisions, and the
planning and mounting of Operation Overlord.


Listing NGR: SU1594446124

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