GREENHILL HOUSE WESTHILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1021886
Date first listed:
13-Nov-1962
Statutory Address:
GREENHILL HOUSE, UPPER WESTWOOD
Statutory Address:
WESTHILL, UPPER WESTWOOD

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WESTHILL
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Location

Statutory Address:
GREENHILL HOUSE, UPPER WESTWOOD
Statutory Address:
WESTHILL, UPPER WESTWOOD

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Westwood
National Grid Reference:
ST 80492 59590

Details

ST 85 NW WESTWOOD UPPER WESTWOOD (north side)

6/256 Greenhill House and Westhill

13-11-62



GV II*

Detached house and cottage. Mid C18, altered and extended early C20.. Limestone ashlar front, hipped stone slate roof with stone stacks. Two-storey and attic over basement, 5-window. Central door with 6 fielded panels and Adam-style transom light in bolection moulded architrave, flat stone hood on brackets, two 18- pane sashes in moulded architraves either side, segmental pediment to inner sash and plain pediment to outer sash, two 2-light basement mullioned casements either side. Plat band to first floor with five 18-pane sashes in moulded architraves, pilasters carried up to wide coved eaves cornice. Three hipped attic dormers with 2- light casements. C17 cottage attached to right, remodelled c1910 for E.H.J. Leslie; 3-light and 4-light ovolo-mullioned casements to ground, first and gabled attic floors, right return has 2-light and 3-light ovolo-mullioned casements. Right return of main range has beaded mullioned casements. Rear has 1912 gabled wing with beaded mullioned casements, added onto rear gable of C18 stair turret with beaded cross window and mullioned casements, main range to right has chamfered mullioned basement window, cross window to first floor. Interior: Room to right of entrance has full raised panelling, round-arched opening to foot of stairs, doors with 2 fielded panels in bolection-moulded architraves, stone bolection-moulded fireplace on rear wall, window shutters with fielded panels. Room to left of entrance has full fielded panelling, shell-headed niche with tromp l'oeil, fireplace with dentil cornice and egg and dart moulded surround and overmantel. Good stairs up to attic with two turned balusters per open string treads, treads have recessed moulded panels on risers, square newels to wide ramped handrail, panelled dado. Basement has stone vaulted roof, formerly kitchens. Good C17-style panelling and fireplace in dining room of wing - all of c1910. Some of the panelling said to have come from Bristol. House enlarged and extended by E.H.J. Leslie c1910, Westhill, a C17-style cottage added to left of front to match right hand wing, now a separate dwelling has ovolo-mullioned casements and gabled roof. Formal gardens laid out across the road by Leslie.

Listing NGR: ST8049259590

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
314704
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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