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Ethelred House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4339 / 51°26'1"N

Longitude: -2.1837 / 2°11'1"W

OS Eastings: 387326

OS Northings: 170559

OS Grid: ST873705

Mapcode National: GBR 1RH.0R9

Mapcode Global: VH96J.37F3

Entry Name: Ethelred House

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315122

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsham

Built-Up Area: Corsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Greater Corsham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

CORSHAM CHURCH STREET
ST 8770
5/97 No 6 (Ethelred House)
20.12.60
GV II

House, c1760, ashlar fronted with stone-tiled mansard valley roof,
coped gables and end wall stacks. Basement and 3 storeys. Three-
window range. Formal south front with high plinth, band, first
floor sill course, modillion cornice and parapet. Upper 9-pane
windows in architraves. First floor 12-pane sashes in architraves
with cornices. Ground floor 8-12-8-pane Venetian windows with
architraves flanking slightly recessed Ionic pedimented doorcase
with columns on pedestals and 4 steps up to fielded 6-pane door in
elliptical arched surround with intersecting glazing bar fanlight.
Two small basement windows. One-window range to west end return,
6-pane attic window and 8-pane windows below. East end wall has
first floor 12-pane sash in raised bead-moulded surround with
dripstone and 9-pane attic window in similar surround. Two-window
range to rear and rear wing with ashlar east front, 9-pane attic
window, 12-pane first floor and two 18-pane ground floor windows.
At west end is rubble stone 2-storey earlier range with eaves band,
4-light upper mullion window, outer lights blank, ground floor 2-
light mullion window, originally 3-light, under relieving arch and
broad elliptical carriage arch to left in raised rusticated
surround. Rear has 2-light window to each floor and door in moulded
doorcase.
Interior: ground floor east room has modillion cornice, panelled
dado and original fireplace. Closed string stair to rear with
turned balusters and column newels.


Listing NGR: ST8731970561

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