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Canonbury House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0673 / 51°4'2"N

Longitude: -2.0806 / 2°4'50"W

OS Eastings: 394450

OS Northings: 129782

OS Grid: ST944297

Mapcode National: GBR 2YD.2S6

Mapcode Global: FRA 66J9.H7W

Entry Name: Canonbury House

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321035

Location: Tisbury, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tisbury

Built-Up Area: Tisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Tisbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 92 NW (east side)

4/245 Canonbury House


Detached villa. Circa 1870. Stretcher bond yellow brick with
terracotta dressings, hipped Welsh slate roof, yellow brick stacks
with terracotta cappings. L-plan, Italianate. Five-panelled door
with semi-circular fanlight in pilastered case with terracotta
capitals, to right is segmental-headed plate glass sash with
rusticated pilasters with terracotta capitals and foliated frieze.
First floor has pair of round-arched sashes over door and round-
arched plate-glass sash to right with guilloche ornament to
architraves. To left is slightly projecting bay with segmental
sash to ground floor and round-arched sash to first, detail as
before. Deep eaves on paired cast-iron brackets, segmental-headed
dormer to attic with oculus to left. Right return has 2-storey
canted bay with segmental-headed sashes to ground floor and round-
headed to first, terracotta decoration, C20 casement to left. Left
return has tripartite and plate glass sashes, 4-panelled door to
left and attached C20 garage with hipped roof. Rear has C20
casements and conservatory, round-headed sash to first floor, 2-
storey service wing to right with 4-pane sash and 3-light casement.
Interior retains original features including stairs with two turned
balusters per tread and shaped tread-ends, stained glass top-light
over, 4-panelled doors in moulded architraves, marble fireplaces
and plaster ceiling cornices. Included as a good example of the
villa in Tisbury, following the opening of the railway to Tisbury
in 1859.

Listing NGR: ST9445029782

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