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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.


List entry Number: 1021691



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Melksham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 314232

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3/14 No 18 (Shurnhold House)

29.9.50 II

House. Early C18, renovation of c1900. Rubblestone, stone slate roof with coped verges and ashlar stacks with moulded caps. L- plan. Entrance front of 2-storeys and attic, 4-windows. 6- panelled door to left of centre has staff-moulded case and C20 rustic porch, to right is 2-light C19 flat-mullioned window and early C20 square 3-light bay windows are to left and right sides. First floor has three 2-light beaded mullioned windows and one 2- light cyma-mullioned window with drip mould; all are casements with leaded glass of c1900. Two attic gables to sides have 2-light cyma mullioned windows with casements. To right is rubblestone single storey billiard room of C1900 in C17 style with reused 4-light cyma-mullioned window with drip mould. Left return is 2-storey, 5- window with door to right in chamfered case with flat stone hood on brackets, windows are three 2-light cyma mullioned windows to left with one single cyma moulded casement, and one 2-light cyma mullioned window to right; all with drip moulds. First floor windows are 2, 3 and 4-light mullioned casements, all restored. To rear are rendered extensions of Cl9. Interior: room to right of front door has bolection-moulded fireplace, two other stone fireplaces are Tudor arched with cornices. Billiard room of c1900 has reused large stone Tudor fireplace with carved spandrels, recessed panels below cornice with rosettes and pilasters to sides with leaf capitals; provenance not known.

Listing NGR: ST8976864577

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National Grid Reference: ST8976864577


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