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BAYNTON HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BAYNTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1021482

Location

BAYNTON HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Coulston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 313772

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

EAST COULSTON EAST COULSTON VILLAGE ST 95 SE (south side) 6/134 Baynton House 11.9.68 GV II Country house. Early C17, rebuilt 1780s by William Evelyn and extended and refronted in 1797 by William Long. Rendered brick, hipped Welsh slate roof, brick and stone stacks with moulded cappings. U plan. Two-storey, 7-window east front. Six-panelled door with transom light in Tuscan porch to right of centre, 12-pane sash and tripartite sash to right, three sashes and one tripartite sash to left. First floor has seven sashes, all sashes are in moulded stone architraves, stone modillioned cornice and plain blocking course, chamfered stone quoins and 2 bays to left all date from 1797. Left return, garden front, has central glazed door with pediment on fluted columns, tripartite 15-pane sash either side, central 12-pane sash flanked by tripartite sash to first floor, L lead rainwater heads with initials W W and dated 1797, cornice and quoins. Right return has attached C20 flat roofed services, single-storey range with casements. Rear has 12-pane sashes and tripartite sashes to ground and first floor, around three sides of courtyard. Interior: Entrance hall with C17 wainscot panelling with strapwork frieze, possibly reset, 6-panelled doors with cocks head hinges, chamfered cross beams with stepped stops; C18 stairs with two turned balusters per tread, moulded wreathed handrail. C17 stairs from first to attic floor has carved square balusters and very wide moulded handrail, possibly reset. C18 part of house, including 1797 south wing has 6-panelled doors in panelled reveals, Adam- style fireplaces with cast-iron grates, decorated plaster ceiling friezes and window shutters. Library fireplace has wooden surround with scrolled frieze and fluted columns. House set in park land with lake. Renamed Baynton House in 1790s by Willam Long who moved here from the destroyed Baynton House in Edington. (V.C.H., Wiltshire, Vol 8, 1965)

Listing NGR: ST9513453859

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pugh, RB, Crittall, E, The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire, (1965)

National Grid Reference: ST 95134 53859

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