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Sambourne House

A Grade II Listed Building in Warminster, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2035 / 51°12'12"N

Longitude: -2.1869 / 2°11'12"W

OS Eastings: 387035

OS Northings: 144934

OS Grid: ST870449

Mapcode National: GBR 1V5.KWY

Mapcode Global: VH97P.10QR

Entry Name: Sambourne House

Listing Date: 31 March 1978

Last Amended: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312989

Location: Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Warminster

Built-Up Area: Warminster

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Warminster Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


(West side)

No 42b, c and d
ST8744 3/281 (Sambourne House)


The address shall be amended to read:

(West side)

No 8
ST8744 3/281 (Sambourne House)



(West Side)
Nos 42B, C & D
(Sambourne House)
ST 8744 3/281


An excellent example of an early C19 suburban classical villa. Built for
Henry Wansey, a prominent local clothier. 2 storeys, attic and basement.
Ashlar built. 1st floor cill band, modillion cornice over triglyph frieze
returned to right, blocking course; large lead rainwater hopper on left return.
3 round headed dormers in mansard slate roof. 3 windows on 1st floor, glazing
bar sashes, 1 tripartite ground floor window to right - French casements,
blind box, segmental headed recess. Later projecting ground floor break to
left with central large bow window of 3 French windows and cornice continued
from portico to which it is contiguous. Central portico with fluted Doric
columns, trilyph frieze, mutule cornice and blocking course, approached by
3 steps. Large doorway with sidelights separated by console brackets (in
the style of Pinch/Baldwin); 8 panel 2 leaf doors, shallow segmental fanlight
with cast iron tracery.

Listing NGR: ST8703544934

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

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