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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: 1022292



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Grittleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 315826

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7/15 Leigh Delamere House


Former rectory, 1846 by James Thomson for the Rev J.E. Jackson, squared rubble stone with imitation stone slate eaves roof and tall ashlar stacks. Two storeys, Tudor style. South front has 4-shaft ridge stack, 2-shaft outside east end stack and two projecting gables each side of narrow centre. Moulded plinth and dripcourse. Mullion windows with hoodmoulds. Centre has double doors with hoodmould and single casement above. Gables have first floor 3- light mullion-and-transom window and ground floor projecting mullion-and-transom windowed bays, square bay to left, canted bay to right. Left gable projects slightly further than right. North west rear wing has 2-shaft ridge stack, and, adjoining end gable of front range, a 2-storey gabled porch bay with moulded doorway and semi-circular ashlar 3-light oriel over. In porch two C19 plaques, P.K. 1639 (for Rev P. Kingsman) and J.E.J. 1846. To left, single light each floor, upper light under eaves-breaking gable, then slightly set back, one window range of 2-light windows. Beyond is single-storey service range with ridge stack and gable to centre of west front. East front has slightly projected gable adjoining east end of front range with square bay and 3-light mullion-and-transom window over. Rear wing with 3-shaft stack on ridge and single shaft north stack, 2-window range to east. The Rev J.E. Jackson was rector 1845-91, author of 'A History of the Parish of Grittleton' 1843, and editor of John Aubrey's 'Wiltshire Collections' 1862. (J. Badeni, Wiltshire Forefathers, 1960, 101-3)

Listing NGR: ST8855379259

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Books and journals
Badeni, J , Wiltshire Forefathers, (1960), 101-3

National Grid Reference: ST 88553 79259


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