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THE OLD 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: THE OLD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1021846

Location

THE OLD HOUSE, FROME ROAD

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Southwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Jun-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 314598

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 85 NW SOUTHWICK FROME ROAD (north side)

6/152 The Old House (formerly listed as The Poplars) 11-9-68

GV II

Detached house. Circa 1700. Flemish bond brick with stone dressings; chamfered quoins, stone slate hipped roof with brick stacks to rear roof pitch. L-plan with added wing to rear right. Two-storey and attic, 3-window. Central C20 double doors in bolection-moulded architrave with broken pediment and urn, 3-light cyma-moulded mullioned and transomed casement either side. Moulded lintel string course. First floor has 4-pane sash in moulded architrave over door and 3-light mullioned and transomed casement either side, moulded stone eaves cornice. Three hipped attic dormers with 2-light casements. Left return has C20 oculus to first floor, C19 wing with paired sashes. Rear has contemporary wing to left with C19 door with canopy, mullioned and transomed casements, flat roofed addition in gap between wings. Interior retains good original features: dog-leg stairs rising up to attic with turned balusters to closed string, wide moulded hand rail with square newels, moulded cross window retained in former external wall behind stairs. Chamfered cross beamed ceiling with ogee stops and open fireplace with timber lintel on brick jambs in room to left of entrance, fireplace with curved brick back in right hand room. Good 2-panelled doors with H-L hinges.

Listing NGR: ST8381855441

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National Grid Reference: ST 83818 55441

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