This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ORCHESTON ORCHESTON ST. MARY SU 04 NE (east side) 2/185 Orcheston House and The Wing, Orcheston House GV II House with attached service wing, now separate occupancy. C18, south range c.1830. Buff-coloured Flemish bond brick to 1830s range, English garden wall bond to C18 range, Welsh slate hipped roof, brick stacks. L-plan. 3-storey, 4-window entrance front, composed of 3-bay C18 range to left, The Wing, and 3-bay 1830s range to right. Orcheston House has door with 4 fielded panels in round-arched opening with fanlight, up stone steps which are covered by flat-roofed porch with round-arched windows, to right is blind arch rising through all floors, to left is 12-pane sash to basement, 16-pane sash to ground, 12-pane to first and second floors, all with flat arches. Deep eaves. The Wing to left of main house has glazed door to right and two 9-pane sashes to left, 2- brick plat band to first floor; three 12-pane sashes to first and second floors. Left return of The Wing has 2-storey lean-to with sashes, and rear has casements and half-glazed door to ground floor, with 12-pane sashes to first and second floors; the second floor was added c.1830 when main range built. Right return of main house is garden front of 2 storeys and basement, 4 windows.
Basement has four square blind windows and is partly concealed by C20 steps to ground floor; four tall 15-pane sashes, first floor has four 9-pane sashes; all with flat arches, flanking pilasters with simple brick capitals. Deep eaves on brackets. Rear of main range has blind arch rising through all floors, as on front, two 2- light casements to basement and first floor, second floor to right has 9-pane sash.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (October 1984), but said to have 4-panelled doors, plaster ceiling friezes and stairs of c1830 to main range. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England.), Salisbury)
Listing NGR: SU0596145573
© Mr John Rendle. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Rendle, John
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Brick, Slate, Stuart Service Wing, Georgian Domestic, House, Monument <By Form>, Dwelling