Shirley House

7 Aug 2000
Shirley House, Bishopstrow, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA12 9HN
Photograph (Digital)


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

BISHOPSTROW BISHOPSTROW VILLAGE ST 84 SE (east side) 3/5 Shirley House


Detached house. Mid C17, refenestrated and rebuilt early C19.

Rendered rubble stone, concrete tiled roof, brick stacks. U-plan, formerly hall with flanking cross wings, Two-storey, 2-windowed; casements. C20 door to right of centre with side-light to left, 2-light casement to either side. First floor has 1-light and 2- light casement. Wing to right has two blind casements to first floor of gable-end, wing to left has 2-light casement to ground and first floors. Right return has glazed door in early C19 cast-iron canopied porch, to left are two 2-light casements with arched lights and hoodmoulds. First floor has two 2-light casements with arched light and hoodmoulds. Rear has glazed door and 2-light and 3-light casements.

Interior has central hall with open fireplace; chamfered timber lintel with rounded corners on chamfered stone jambs, deeply chamfered beams. VCH recorded a cruck as part of the C17 timber- framed build, rebuilt in stone in early c19; no trace of this was seen at time of survey (May 1985). (VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 8, 1965, p.6.)

Listing NGR: ST8929943896


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0297 IOE Records taken by Geraldine Bunn; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Ms Geraldine Bunn. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bunn, Geraldine

Rights Holder: Bunn, Geraldine


Concrete, Render, Rubble, Stone, Tile, Timber, Stuart Cruck House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Detached House

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