Hyde Cross

26 Oct 1999
Hyde Cross, Cross Lane, Marlborough, Kennet, Wiltshire, SN8 1JZ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.



House. Dated 1902, possibly by C E Ponting architect and surveyor for Marlborough College; extended in late C20. Flemish bond diapered red and blue brick with tumbling in the gables and stone dressings. 3-span slate gabled roof. Brick stacks with engaged octagonal shafts. Plan: 3 short parallel ranges side-by-side; the left (east) range is longer and projects on the north front with the main entrance porch in the right hand angle and services on the left side, beyond which is a late C20 conservatory. Vernacular revival style. Exterior: 2 storeys.

Asymmetrical north front with 3 gables; that to right with large projecting stack with tile weathered set-offs and pair of octagonal shafts; the left gable has stone mullion windows, central canted bays and its roof carried down on both sides, over a stone arcaded porch on right side and over the service rooms on left side where there is a 3-centre arch doorway. Flat-roof dormers on both sides of left hand range. The south garden front has 3 symmetrical gables, the centre gable has projecting stack with large stone coat-of-arms joined to small flanking windows on first floor and doorway on left with stone mullioned fanlight and 2-light mullion window on right. The gables to left and right have large canted single storey bay windows with stone mullion-transom windows and 4-light stone mullion-transom windows above on first floor. Outshut on right (east) with adjoining late C20 single storey conservatory. All leaded pane casement windows.

Ornate rainwater heads. Interior: Not inspected.

Note: Built for Marlborough College house masters. The architet C E Ponting also designed Marlborough Town Hall and Marlborough College Gymnasium qv.

Service: Kennet District Council Planning Department.

Listing NGR: SU1846869433


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1287 IOE Records taken by Hilary Mack; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Hilary Mack. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Mack, Hilary

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