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24, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Highworth, Swindon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6305 / 51°37'49"N

Longitude: -1.7113 / 1°42'40"W

OS Eastings: 420077

OS Northings: 192444

OS Grid: SU200924

Mapcode National: GBR 4TL.L69

Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.984Y

Entry Name: 24, High Street

Listing Date: 26 January 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318405

Location: Highworth, Swindon, SN6

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Highworth

Built-Up Area: Highworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


1.
5410 HIGHWORTH HIGH STREET
(south side)
No 24
SU 2092 SW 18/286 26.1.55

II* GV

2.
Early C18. A fine town house. Called Inigo House and wrongly attributed
to Sir Roger Pratt. Three storeys and basement. Four bays. Purple brick
with red brick window dressings and rubbed brick segmental arches to windows,
aprons, and 5 course bands over floors. Stone chamfered quoins, plinth, moulded
cornice, keystones and coping to panelled parapet. Cornice breaks forward
over quoins and keys. Flush moulded frames to glazing bar sash windows.
Fine doorway to right of centre: wide stucco surround with fluted corinthian
pilasters and broken back segmental pediment. Segmental headed 10 panel door
with foliate key over. Two rainwater pipes with conical heads. Phoenix Fire
Insurance Mark. Flat leaded roof. Two storey rear extension with 4 cross
mullion windows and stone slate roof. Railings to front with urn-capped
standards.
Interior: entrance hall altered. Raised and fielded panelling in front room.
Fine staircase with fluted balusters, sweeping handrail, panelled dado. Panelled
doom.
Pratt attribution the result of the proximity to Coleshill.


Listing NGR: SU2008092437

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