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Bentham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Purton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.6062 / 51°36'22"N

Longitude: -1.8693 / 1°52'9"W

OS Eastings: 409144

OS Northings: 189719

OS Grid: SU091897

Mapcode National: GBR 3SF.86W

Mapcode Global: VHB35.KW3J

Entry Name: Bentham House

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356052

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317920

Location: Purton, Wiltshire, SN5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Purton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Purton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


8/271 Bentham House


House. c.1850-52. Ashlar limestone. Stone slate roof. Two
storeys and attics. Four-bays. Vigorous early Victorian Gothic
style. Entrance through 2 storey gabled porch in second bay. Plan
altered. Two-centred moulded arch with hood and canted oriel over
and pointed transomed lights. First and fourth-bays also two
storey canted bays with blind quatrefoils in spandrils and pierced
parapets. Stone mullioned and transomed windows. Large dormers to
bays 1, 3 and 4, all gabled with carved bargeboards. Stone
chimneys with round shafts. To left, one storey 2-bay billiards
room added c.1898. The house was built for William James Sadler on
land belonging to the Shaftesbury Estate.

Listing NGR: SU0914489719

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