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The Athenaeum

A Grade II Listed Building in Warminster, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2054 / 51°12'19"N

Longitude: -2.1823 / 2°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 387360

OS Northings: 145147

OS Grid: ST873451

Mapcode National: GBR 1V6.734

Mapcode Global: VH97H.4Y5T

Entry Name: The Athenaeum

Listing Date: 31 March 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312924

Location: Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Warminster

Built-Up Area: Warminster

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Warminster St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WARMINSTER HIGH STREET
1.
5411
(North Side)
The Athenaeum
ST 8745 SW 6/237

II GV


2.
1856 by W.J.Stent (local architect). 2 1/2 storeys, Jacobean style. Ashlar
with slate roof. 3 gables to front, central shaped and pointed gable with
scrollwork below and pinnacle at top; flanking shaped gables - all 3 with
keyed occuli. 3 bay front, slight break to outer bays (which have cornices).
2 storey angled bay in centre with pierced balcony over cornice. On 1st floor
mullion and transom windows, 2 lights to outer, 5 to centre bays. Ground
floor has Ionic doorpieces to outer bays with scrollwork over panelled friezes
and cornices. Round headed doorways, approached by steps, with head keys
and glazed overlights, the Ionic pilasters rest on panelled bases. Centre
bay now altered as main entrance with projecting canopy. Angled return to
the Close of 3 bays and a further 6 bay continuation after an angle (Circa
1900).


Listing NGR: ST8736045147

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