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POLEBARN HOUSE WITH BRICK BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIERS AND GATES

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: POLEBARN HOUSE WITH BRICK BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIERS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1021632

Location

POLEBARN HOUSE WITH BRICK BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIERS AND GATES, POLEBARN ROAD
POLEBARN HOUSE WITH BRICK BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIERS AND GATES, ROUNDSTONE STREET

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Trowbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 314100

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History

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Details

POLEBARN ROAD 1. 5411 (North East Side) Polebarn House with brick boundary wall, gatepiers and gates. ST 8558 5/43 29.12.50. II* GV

2. 1789, built by the Rev.John Clark, clothier and minister. 2 storeys, attic and basement. Entrance front to Polebarn Road. Ashlar stone on projecting plinth with moulded capping. Chamfered bonded quoins. Corinthian pilasters with carved caps flanking central bay whole height. Moulded cornice and parapet with balustrade panels over windows and flanking bays. Old tile roof. 3 segmental headed dormers. Glazing bar sash windows. Central 1st floor Venetian window. Pair of flanking 2 storey 3-light bays, each with moulded string over windows. Central 8-panel door in stone architrave surround under Ionic stone porch of 2 columns, wall pilasters, entablature with pulvinated frieze, modillion cornice and pediment, approached by wide flight of 6 stone steps returned at sides. Basement lights under flanking bays. Brick boundary wall, now curved with weathered capping. Small square stone gate piers with wrought iron gate of square rails with acorn tops, spear head dog rails, cross band of circles and inverted curved top rail with acanthus ornament under. Return to Roundstone Street continues general design - 2 windows and 3 blind panels. Rear, brick with stone dressings and small porch. South east front once facing large ornamental grounds - also brick with stone dressings: central 1st floor sundial, 4 windows, fine doorway with cut brackets to moulded flat hood, traceried rectangular fanlight. Formerly surmounted by cupola. The Rev. Clark's organ from this house now in the V.& A..

Polebarn House with boundary wall, gatepiers and gates forms a group with Nos 2 to 4 (consec), No 5 (Rodney House) with stable and garden railings, Stable Buildings and Walls, Nos 8 to 13 (consec), Roundstone Street and Nos 1 to 6 (consec) Yerbury Almshouses, Yerbury Street.

Listing NGR: ST8589458055

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National Grid Reference: ST 85894 58055

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