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Westbury Conservative Club (Ferndale House)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2631 / 51°15'47"N

Longitude: -2.1817 / 2°10'54"W

OS Eastings: 387417

OS Northings: 151566

OS Grid: ST874515

Mapcode National: GBR 1TF.M8L

Mapcode Global: VH979.4JG1

Entry Name: Westbury Conservative Club (Ferndale House)

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Last Amended: 31 March 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313052

Location: Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Built-Up Area: Westbury (Wiltshire)

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Westbury

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WESTBURY ALFRED STREET
1.
5411
(North-East Side)
Westbury Conservative
Club (Ferndale House).
(Formerly listed as
Westbury Constitutional
Club)
ST 8751 NW 3/1 29.12.50.

II* GV


2.
Early C18 altered. 2 storeys and attic. Brick, recently rendered, on stone
plinth with chamfered capping. Vertical angle stone strips, bonded into side
walls. Stone string at 1st floor level. Plain stone band replaces stone
frieze and moulded cornice. Hipped roof, stone front slopes and dormers replaced
by treble Roman tiles, old stone tiles retained at rear. 2 brick chimneys
with dormer gable ends from roof. Sides and back of building stone. 2 Palladian
windows, stone cills and piers supporting entablature to side lights, one
pane wide, and architrave head with keystone to centre light, 3 panes wide,
with pointed arched glazing pattern. Central single-arched window, with similar
glazing, on 1st floor. 2 similar Palladian windows on ground floor and central
half glazed door, 2 bottom panels, early C19, in plain stone surround, with
flat stone hood on curved stone brackets. Central hall with good contemporary
stair, turned balusters and moulded handrail (now obscured for fire precautions).
Lower wing at back with one 3-light casement. Remainder irregular. Across
front rendered brick wall with flat stone coping and 2 small square stone
central gate piers with moulded and weathered caps. Fine early C19 wrought
iron work mentioned in previous list now destroyed. Former 2 storey stable
block and ostlers' quarters to left, gable end to road. Painted front with
1/4 hipped pantile roof.


Listing NGR: ST8753251429

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