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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183680
English Heritage Legacy ID: 310641
Location: Ramsbury, Wiltshire, SN8
Civil Parish: Ramsbury
Built-Up Area: Ramsey (Wiltshire)
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
SU 27 SE RAMSBURY BACK LANE
10/183 Parliament Piece
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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