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Druce's Hill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3477 / 51°20'51"N

Longitude: -2.2528 / 2°15'10"W

OS Eastings: 382489

OS Northings: 160992

OS Grid: ST824609

Mapcode National: GBR 1SC.F7Z

Mapcode Global: VH96V.WDW5

Entry Name: Druce's Hill House

Listing Date: 18 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312535

Location: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bradford-on-Avon

Built-Up Area: Bradford on Avon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bradford-on-Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


1. CHURCH STREET
5411 (North Side)

No 22 (Druce's Hill House)
ST 8261 1/10 18.4.52.
ST 8260 2/10

II* GV

2.
Early/mid C18. Ashlar, hipped stone tiled roof. 3 storeys 5 windows
and single-storey 2 window wing on right. The main facade has rusticated
quoins, moulded strings at lst and 2nd floor levels, a moulded cornice
on small console brackets and a parapet with balusters at intervals directly
over windows. All windows are sashes with glazing bars, architrave surrounds
and moulded sills, those on the ground floor having cambered heads and
keystones (including wing). Centre window over door has bolection moulding
surround and fluted keystone. Square-headed central door with fanlight
and 6-panelled door, 5 semi-circular steps up. The doorway and centre
windows are flanked by pilasters in 3 orders forming central feature.
Ground floor pilasters are semi-Tuscan, each having 3 raised surface panels
with bevelled edges and surmounted by entablature having triglyphs and
guttae with flower motifs in metopes. 1st floor pilasters are fluted
Corinthian, with plain frieze and moulded cornice on consoles. Upper
pilasters have surface panels and rise to crowning cornice. Wing extension
has plain parapet and hipped stone tiled roof.

All the listed buildings in Church Street the Chantry Little Chantry,
Barton Orchard and the Catholic Church of St Thomas More, Market Street
form a group with Nos 7 and 9 to 19 Barton Orchard, Nos 5 and 6 and 27
to 31 (consec) and wall Newtown.

Listing NGR: ST8248960992

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

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