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B House

A Grade II Listed Building in Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4175 / 51°25'2"N

Longitude: -1.7353 / 1°44'6"W

OS Eastings: 418505

OS Northings: 168753

OS Grid: SU185687

Mapcode National: GBR 4X8.03P

Mapcode Global: VHB46.VMZQ

Entry Name: B House

Listing Date: 21 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310460

Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Marlborough

Built-Up Area: Marlborough

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE
1.
5407
B House
SU 1868 5/116
II GV
2.
1845-50. Architect Edward Blore. Red brick. hipped slate roof. 3 storeys
and attics. Strings. Ashlar modillion eaves cornice. 9 ranges of sashes with
glazing bars. 7 attic dormers with pedimented gables and casements with glazing
bars. 2 Italianate towers with modillioned cornices and arched lights taking
flues. Long and short brick quoins. Elaborate wooden oriels in mid-C17 manner,
added by Edwin H Crocker in the 188O's.
All Blore's work at Marlborough College is remarkable for its date in using a
Cl7 style: the use of this style is common in the 1870's, but not in the 1840's.
Only the Italianate towers are typical of the 1840's.
C house, B House, The Museum Block, The Arcade, The Bradleian Building, The North
Block, the Porter's Lodge, gates and railings, the Chapel, and A House form a group.


Listing NGR: SU1850568753

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