The Old Laundry

7 Nov 1999
The Old Laundry, Gasper Street, Stourton With Gasper, Salisbury, Wiltshire, BA12 6PY
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

STOURTON WITH GASPER GASPER STREET ST 73 SE (off north side) 6/122 The Old Laundry GV II Laundry, now detached cottage. Mid C17, altered C19. Rubble stone, hipped thatched roof, brick stacks. U-plan. Two-storey, 3- window west front facing New Lake. Planked door to right of centre, 2-light casement to right and 3-light casement to left.

First floor has three 2-light casements. Attached to right return is large early C19 two-bay drying loggia with two elliptical-arched openings to south and to ends. Left return has 3-light and 2-light casements to rear. Rear of main range has planked doors within C19 2-bay lean-to porch with elliptical-arched openings, one 2-light casement to first floor. Wing to north has 2-light casements and drying loggia to gable end. Wing to south has 2-light casements.

Interior has chamfered beam with ogee and bar stops, planked doors, blocked open fireplaces. Probably converted to use as a laundry for Stourhead Estate and the drying loggias added in early C19, the latter are very similar to a loggia on north side of The Spread Eagle (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST7690332964


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0485 IOE Records taken by G M Cotton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr G.M. Cotton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cotton, G.M.

Rights Holder: Cotton, G.M.


Rubble, Stone, Thatch, Stuart House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Loggia, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building, Laundry, Commercial, Detached House