Avon House And Attached Walls, Piers And Railings

Date:
7 Sep 1999
Location:
Avon House And Attached Walls, Piers And Railings, 25 And 25A Abbey Row, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 0AG
Reference:
IOE01/00251/29
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MALMESBURY

ST9387 ABBEY ROW 758-1/2/2 (North East side) 18/01/49 Nos.25 AND 25A Avon House and attached walls, piers and railings

GV II*

House and attached former carriage house. C17, front range dated 1798 on hopper, carriage house refronted c1830. Limestone ashlar with rubble sides and back, ashlar gable cross-axial stacks and stone slate roof. Late Georgian style. PLAN: single-depth plan with rear right-hand mid C17 wing. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 3-window range with left-hand 2-storey 1-window range. A symmetrical front has rusticated quoins, raised frieze, cornice and parapet, with coped gables; doorway with fluted pilasters to a pediment, fanlight and door with 6 raised panels, and raised surrounds to horned plate-glass windows, smaller to second floor. To the left former carriage house has banded ground-floor to a string, and cornice and parapet, a right-hand doorway and C20 door, canted bay with plate-glass sashes, with a 8/12-pane first-floor sash, and c1830 cast-iron tented veranda with a central pedimented railing. Rear elevation has the E wing in 2 sections, the inner 2 storeys and attic, with mullion windows and transoms to ground-floor, a shorter middle gabled W wing with single 3- and 2-light mullion windows, and between a central C18 2-storey outshut with round-arched 6/6-pane stair sash, and a W wing with 6/6-pane sash; dormer with leaded casements. Dated hopper to left-hand end of facade inscribed O/ISM. INTERIOR: details include a stone kitchen fireplace to the cross-axial stack in the E wing, the front range has a central entrance stair hall has a dogleg winder stair with thin column-on-vase balusters and curtail, dado panelling and panelled doors, with a collar truss roof with lapped joints; early C19 architraves to No.25A, which includes a segmental former carriage arch over ground-floor bay. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached gate piers, ashlar dwarf walls with spear-headed railings, formerly with lamp overthrow, to flagged front and E areas.



Listing NGR: ST9315887370

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Williams_G IOE Records for Williams, G; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr G Williams. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Williams, G

Rights Holder: Williams, G

Keywords

Ashlar, Limestone, Rubble, Stone, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Carriage House, Transport, Road Transport Site, Rainwater Head, Water Supply And Drainage, Gate Pier, Unassigned, Wall, Barrier, Railings