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Summer House at Wilbury House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newton Tony, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1733 / 51°10'23"N

Longitude: -1.6828 / 1°40'57"W

OS Eastings: 422274

OS Northings: 141610

OS Grid: SU222416

Mapcode National: GBR 61K.7F2

Mapcode Global: VHC2V.SR8X

Entry Name: Summer House at Wilbury House

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319989

Location: Newton Tony, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Newton Tony

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Cholderton

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

NEWTON TONY -
SU 24 SW
2/166 Summer House at Wilbury
House
GV II*

Summer house raised over ice-house, on north-east avenue from
Wilbury House. c1710 for and probably by William Benson. Restored
1899 by A.C.W. Malet. Pebbledashed brick with stone dressings.
Felt roof. Octagonal chamber approached by 10 balustraded steps,
with further 3 rounded steps to glazed and panelled doors on west
face. Half-domed canopy on brackets over, with lead roof.
Attached columns at angles with alternate drums rusticated, and
sash windows to each face. Timber entablature and cornice, broken
forward over each angle column. Interior matchboarded and domed
ceiling. Ice house under, entered through passage from east, to
domed chamber, partly filled in.


Listing NGR: SU2227441610

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