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Avon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 50.9926 / 50°59'33"N

Longitude: -1.7438 / 1°44'37"W

OS Eastings: 418076

OS Northings: 121501

OS Grid: SU180215

Mapcode National: GBR 528.PY4

Mapcode Global: FRA 767H.8GS

Entry Name: Avon House

Listing Date: 23 March 1960

Last Amended: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319654

Location: Downton, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Built-Up Area: Downton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 1821
(south side)
6/95 No 12 (Avon House),
(formerly listed as House and shop
23/3/60 premises next west of Church Hous


House in row. Mid-C18. Painted header bond brick, tiled roof,
gable-end brick stacks. Symmetrical 2-storey, 5-window front.
Central door with 6 fielded panels and fanlight, in arched case
with brick quoins and keystone, up stone steps with cast-iron
railings. Either side are two plate-glass sashes with fluted
keystones. First floor has five plate-glass sashes, the centre in
an eared brick surround with cornice. Moulded brick cornice.
Three gabled dormers with 2-light casements. Rear has casements to
ground floor, central door, first floor has canted bay window to
left and two 4-pane sashes, all in late C18 outshut with twin
hipped roof. Attached to rear left is 2-storey service wing with
planked- door and 3-light casement.
Interior has C18 newel stairs with turned balusters, ovolo and ogee
moulded door architraves, eared wooden fireplace surround.

Listing NGR: SU1807721501

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

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