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BATH ROAD MUSEUM APSLEY HOUSE AND GATE PIERS

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: BATH ROAD MUSEUM APSLEY HOUSE AND GATE PIERS

List entry Number: 1023456

Location

BATH ROAD MUSEUM APSLEY HOUSE AND GATE PIERS, BATH ROAD

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

County:

District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318661

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BATH ROAD SU 1583 NE SWINDON (north side) 8/7 Bath Road Museum Apsley House and gate piers 2.10.51 GV II

House, now Museum. c1830-40. Ashlar Bath stone, slate roof. Central stack. 2-storey front block, split to 3 storeys at rear. 2 bays, with central hallway to rear stair. 2 rooms deep. Connection to late C20 extension on right. Ground floor rusticated without perpends between end pilasters. Central entrance Greek Doric portico with crested entablature on wide stepped podium. Semi-circular fanlight with coloured glass. Round-headed full height windows, margin glazed with etched flashed glass. Simple lugged architraves to first floor windows, 12-pane sashes with margin glazing. Recessed panel below reeded. Centre bay broken forward. Cornice and parapet with acroteriae. Facade has comtemporary extension left. Interior: Groined vault in hallway. Reception room right has plaster cornice. Stacks to rear walls. Stair with 3 straight balusters per tread. Rusticated gatepiers to forecourt with anthemion block cappings.

Listing NGR: SU1550483785

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National Grid Reference: SU 15504 83785

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