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Old Swan House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sherston, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5715 / 51°34'17"N

Longitude: -2.2138 / 2°12'49"W

OS Eastings: 385277

OS Northings: 185869

OS Grid: ST852858

Mapcode National: GBR 1PP.K3H

Mapcode Global: VH95Q.LR0N

Entry Name: Old Swan House

Listing Date: 12 December 1951

Last Amended: 3 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318140

Location: Sherston, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sherston

Built-Up Area: Sherston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sherston Magna

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 8485-8585
(south side)
8/143 Old Swan House
(formerly listed as Nos 19 & 21
12.12.51 High Street)

Section of former Swan Inn, now house. Late C16 restored in the
C20. Coursed rubble rendered with stone dressings and gabled stone
slate roof with east end brick stack. Rear section of L-shaped
plan with Nos 19 and 21 High Street (q.v.). North front of 2
storeys, 5 bays with cavetto-moulded mullioned fenestration: one
5-light cross-mullion with small leaded pane casements and
hoodmould to ground floor centre, the remainder 2, 3 and 4-light
windows with hoodmoulds and similar casements. Two doorways with
flat hoods on carved brackets: plank doors. Further mullioned
fenestration to west end wall.
Interior. Late C16 stone fireplace in ground floor room to right
with double chamfer; orginal collar beam roof structure with
massive trusses.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST8527785869

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