Bridge House

22 Jan 2003
Bridge House, A419, Chilton Foliat, Kennet, Wiltshire, RG17 0TG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SU 37 SW CHILTON FOLIAT A.419 (east side)

5/131 Bridge House



Assembly room or villa, now house. 1766, but incorporating some earlier work. Brick, with gable of brick laced flint. Tiled roof.

2-storey and attic, 5 bays with further slightly recessed bay to right. Entrance now to earlier section forming back wing to C18 riverside facade. Entrance hall replanned 1941. Riverside block 1 room deep, with low ground floor containing the 'Long room', parlour and library. High first floor. Entrance with narrow Adam style doorcase with broken pediment. River front with central glazed door from long room, and 12-pane sashes. First floor with left high 3 x 6 pane sashes with radial brick heads with stone keys and springers. Three 9-pane sashes to attic behind parapet. Gable has initals T x H and rainwater heads dated 1766.

Interior: Piano nobile on first floor 16ft high, 2 rooms with cornices and applique paterae of roses, now 3 bedrooms. Small C18 turned baluster stair.

Listing NGR: SU3234370303


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1682 IOE Records taken by John Rendle; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John Rendle. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Rendle, John

Rights Holder: Rendle, John


Brick, Flint, Tile, Georgian Villa, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Assembly Rooms, Civil, Public Building, Recreational, Rainwater Head, Water Supply And Drainage, Monument (By Form)