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LARGE'S 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: LARGE'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1023294

Location

LARGE'S HOUSE, THE STREET

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

County:

District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Blunsdon St. Andrew

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Sep-1979

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318247

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5410 BLUNSDON ST ANDREW THE STREET

Lower Village Broad Blunsdon SU19 SW 4/88 Large's House

II GV

2.

House, formerly Farmhouse. c 1697. Rubble walls, red brick quoins and dressings rendered to front, generally colourwashed. Artificial stone slate roof, brick stacks. Original building of 2-room plan, entered via lobby behind right-hand gable stack, stair to front of stack, but main door originally to centre of front elevation. Extended by 1 room to right, and by 2 gabled blocks to rear, in C19. 2 1/2 storeys. 2 + 1 bays to front, those to the left having sashes with glazing bars. Central door blocked, now a window; door to right of centre,in place of window, entered via porch. At right hand end of C17 block, two small oak framed windows with chamfered mullions, formerly lighting stair, 2 lights to ground floor, and one to first floor. Altered casement windows to C19 right hand bay. Two gabled dormers, 3 chimneys, those to left late C17, the upper courses rebuilt C20. Open fireplace to left-hand ground floor room has ornamented stone fire-back dated 1697, reset but probably primary to the house. An interesting example of the transition from C17 lobby entry to C18 central stair plans, the facade being made symmetrical save for the small windows lighting the stair.

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1. 5410 BLUNSDON ST ANDREW THE STREET Lower Village Broad Blunsdon Large's House SU 19 SW 4/88 II GV

2. Former farmhouse. Datestone 1769. Two and a half storeys rendered with ashlar quoins and quoined dressings. Modern bradstone tile roof. Three brick chimneys, 2 with moulded capping. Two gabled dormers. Two+one bays, the 2 left hand bays having glazing bar sashes. Central door, blocked, now a window, door with trelliswork to right of centre. One range of altered casement windows in early C19 right hand bay, 2 gabled extensions to rear (one had dormer with lead lattice window). The date 1769 is on fireplace inside. Bread oven.

Listing NGR: SU1458491278

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National Grid Reference: SU 14584 91278

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