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Parliament Piece

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ramsbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4437 / 51°26'37"N

Longitude: -1.6079 / 1°36'28"W

OS Eastings: 427344

OS Northings: 171707

OS Grid: SU273717

Mapcode National: GBR 5YC.G90

Mapcode Global: VHC1K.2ZS4

Entry Name: Parliament Piece

Listing Date: 22 August 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183680

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310641

Location: Ramsbury, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Ramsbury

Built-Up Area: Ramsey (Wiltshire)

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 27 SE RAMSBURY BACK LANE
(north side)

10/183 Parliament Piece

22.8.66

GV II*


Large house, c1620 and 1680-1700. English bond brickwork with
tiled roof. 2-storey and attic. Of 2 builds, the earlier facing
road with high ashlar limestone plinth, string course and quoins.
5 x 1 bays with 1-bay extension of c1800 to right. 1680-1700 build
extends left facade by further 3 bays of similar construction, but
flint plinth and no quoins. Entrance against back of first build
leads to square hall. 6-panelled door in doorcase with decorative
fanlight, all within Roman Doric portico of 2 bays with
balustrade, probably C19. Wood cross windows throughout with
leaded glazing, moulded stone sills and gauged brick lintels with
stone key. Moulded and dentilled eaves. 2 cross-windowed dormers
with heavy moulded pediments, and further 3 on return. 4-flue
brick stacks with arched panels.
Interior: Open well stair of C18. Dining Room to left with
panelled dado and marble and wood C18 fireplace. Plaster cornice.
Stone fireplace in drawing room, possibly C19.


Listing NGR: SU2734071712

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