LEIGH DELAMERE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1022292

Date first listed: 29-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: LEIGH DELAMERE HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: LEIGH DELAMERE HOUSE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Grittleton

National Grid Reference: ST 88553 79259

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History

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Details

GRITTLETON LEIGH DELAMERE ST 87 NE

7/15 Leigh Delamere House

GV II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 315826

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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