The Gatehouse And Attached Front Wall On South Side / Gate House At St Andrew's Chapel

13 Jul 2000
The Gatehouse And Attached Front Wall On South Side, Chitterne Road, Chitterne, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA12 0LL
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Gate House At St Andrew's Chapel, Chitterne Road, Chitterne, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA12 0LL
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHITTERNE CHITTERNE ROAD ST 94 SE (east side) 4/5 The Gatehouse and attached front wall on south side (formerly listed 11.9.68 as Gate House at St Andrew's Chapel) GV II* Detached house with wall fronting road. Late C16 and late C17, altered C20. Chequered flint and limestone with some brick, Welsh slate roof to C17 range, C16 build partly close-studded timber- frame, pantiled roof, brick stacks. L-plan. Two-storey, 5- window south front. Glazed door with Tudor-arched head in right hand bay of C17 build, three tall 2-light leaded mullioned casements to left, lintel string course and three 2-light mullioned casements to first floor, moulded wooden eaves cornice. C16 build to right has C20 ground floor casement, C20 casement and semi- circular headed leaded casement to first floor. Right return has C20 casement. Left return has blocked mullioned window to first floor. Rear of C-16 range has C20 ground floor casements, close- studded first floor and attic with leaded casements. To right of C17 range is C20 door with Ionic pilasters, reset from south front, single-storey addition to right, altered C20, ground and first floor have two cross windows with recessed chamfered mouldings.

Interior: kitchen in C16 wing has deeply chamfered beam. C17 range has features of end of century; dining room with full raised panelling, stone bolection-moulded fireplace, moulded ceiling cornice. Drawing room also has bolection-moulded fireplace reputedly moved from first floor. Bedroom over dining room has raised panelling and similar fireplace, south west bedroom has similar fireplace with wooden dentilled overmantel. Jowled main post from timber-frame retained at top of stairs. Roof of C16 build is 2-bay with collar and tie-beam truss, chamfered purlins, this probably represents the remains of a larger wing.

Limestone and flint chequered boundary wall integral to late C17 build and running for about 25 metres to south, stepped double roll-moulded saddleback coping, chamfered rusticated stone gate piers with ball finials, a lozenge-shaped inscription tablet is set in wall between corner of house and gate piers.

Listing NGR: ST9916544222


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0121 IOE Records taken by Antony Barrington-Brown; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Antony Barrington-Brown. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Barrington-Brown, Antony

Rights Holder: Barrington-Brown, Antony


Limestone, Stone, Timber, Welsh Slate, Brick, Flint, Tudor Detached House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Gate Pier, Unassigned, Boundary Wall, Wall, Barrier, Boundary, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument