Blagden House

12 Oct 1999
Blagden House, Main Street, Broughton Gifford, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

KEEVIL MAIN STREET ST 95 NW (south side) 7/150 Blagden House 11.9.68 GV II

Detached house. Mid C17, remodelled 1710 for Edward Blagden.

Rendered brick, stone slate roof, stone stack with moulded capping to centre. Two-storey and attic, 5-window. Central C20 door in pointed bolection moulded surround, two 12-pane sashes in bolection-moulded architraves either side. Five sashes in bolection-moulded architraves to first floor. Moulded stone cornice with good decorated lead gutter below three attic gables each with 2-light recessed hollow-chamfered mullioned casements with hoodmoulds, four lead rainwater hoppers with initials EB (Edward Blagden) and date 1710, coped verges with ball finials to each gable. Left return has 12-pane sash in bolection moulded architrave either side of glazed door, three sashes in bolection- moulded cases to first floor, two attic gables with cyma-mullioned casements, lead gutter and rainwater hopper as front. Rear wall is rendered timber-framing, lean-to slated extension with casements.

Late C19 addition attached to right return, late C18 service wing in brick.

Interior has chamfered beams in west range. 1710 features including stairs with two turned balusters per open string tread, carved tread ends, moulded handrail, 6-panelled doors and shutters, large stone chamfered fireplace in south drawing room, south west bedroom has full fielded panelling, first floor doors with 2 fielded panels. Entrance hall has early C19 fireplace with paterae, similar fireplace in north west room.

(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 8, 1965; Wiltshire Building Record)

Listing NGR: ST9186458056


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0354 IOE Records taken by Gill Cardy; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Gill Cardy. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Cardy, Gill

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