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Screen to Road in Front of Portway House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Warminster, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2073 / 51°12'26"N

Longitude: -2.1821 / 2°10'55"W

OS Eastings: 387377

OS Northings: 145360

OS Grid: ST873453

Mapcode National: GBR 1V6.74N

Mapcode Global: VH97H.4X9C

Entry Name: Screen to Road in Front of Portway House

Listing Date: 26 May 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312973

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 St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WARMINSTER PORTWAY
1.
5411
(West Side)
Screen to road in
S5l 8745 W 6/95A 26.5.54. front of Portway House

II*


2.
1760, retaining Smith's marks. Standing on a dwarf stone wall with moulded
coping and small piers at intervals under screen standards, and with tall
square rusticated piers at ends opposite corners of main building, with moulded
caps and crowned with stone eagles, small secondary offsets, to these piers,
terminating in carved scrolls, frame the iron work, which is plain pointed
bars with panel standards of diagonal and square pattern crowned with pyramid
scroll motifs. Elaborate central gateway with wrought iron piers built up
on solid moulded bases with moulded caps ornamented with fret pattern, piers
of bars in form of pilasters, with secondary panel supports to gates. The
gates repeat the design of the standards, with larger panels of diagonal and
square bars, framed with narrow panels of key pattern, and with an elaborate
pyramidal overthrow of scroll work, crowned with a wrought iron eagle.


Listing NGR: ST8737745360

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