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PARKSIDE

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: PARKSIDE

List entry Number: 1022034

Location

PARKSIDE, 36, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Corsham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Aug-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 315204

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CORSHAM HIGH STREET ST 8770 (east side) 5/177 No 36 (Parkside) (formerly listed as No 36) 20.12.60 GV II

House, now offices, C17 refaced and extended to right c1770, roughcast rubble stone with ashlar dressings and stone tiled roofs. End wall stacks and ridge stack between the two ranges. Three storeys to left, two to right. Flush ashlar plinth, flush quoins to left side of original range and each side of projecting right side addition. Ashlar moulded cornice and parapet. Sashes in moulded architraves. Original range has two 9-pane upper sashes, two 12-pane sashes to first floor and ground floor paired 12-pane sashes to left, 12-pane sash to right and central 6-panel door in moulded doorcase with ashlar Roman Doric pedimented doorcase. Extension is of 2-storeys but of equal height, with one large upper 12-pane sash and large ground floor paired 12-pane sashes. Rear of extension is gabled and roughcast with upper sash and ground floor door. Original range has roughcast gable to left with sashes to attic and first floor but ground floor 2-light ovolo- moulded mullion window. To right a short rear wing with end stack, roughcast to south side with ground floor single and 2-light ovolo-moulded windows. Beyond projects a C17 rubble stone wing, truncated at east end with C20 glazing and weatherboarding. South side coped gable with 2-light ovolo-moulded window and hood, first floor ovolo-moulded blank window, 3-light window and 2-light ovolo- moulded window. Drip-course over. Ground floor has hoodmould continuous over 2-light recessed cyma-moulded window, chamfered doorcase with inserted window and stepped down over 2-light ovolo- moulded window. Interior: ground and first floors of original range altered in C18 with panelled doors and shutters. Stair probably to C17 plan but with C18 stair arch. Attic has C17 Tudor-arched moulded fireplace. Exposed collar-truss 2-bay roofs to rear of main range and rear wing. Circa 1770 right side has contemporary plaster cornices to ground floor front and upper floor front and rear rooms. Both upper rooms have original fireplaces.

Listing NGR: ST8721770379

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National Grid Reference: ST 87217 70379

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