Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1023484

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: THE LIMES, 1, CROFT ROAD


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Statutory Address: THE LIMES, 1, CROFT ROAD

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

District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 15564 83394


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CROFT ROAD SU 15 83 SG SWINDON (east side) 10/64 No. 1 The Limes 17.2.70 II

House, late C17, mid C18 and mid C19. Colourwashed rendering on stone and brick. Stone slate and tiled roofs with 3 hipped casement dormers to the front. Originally a 2-bay C17 building with gable to front, extended by cross wing to front, incorporating the front bay in a new cross roof, and having external gable stack. Wing extended by addition of a 2 x 1 bay building with central hallway and gable stacks in mid C18, (Arms, initials WM and date 1748 survive in a first floor cupboard). Rear block and stair added in c1840. Brick lean-to stable block attached to gable end. Six-panelled door to C18 block within fielded and panelled reveals. Moulded doorcase and delicate arcaded and dentilled canopy on consoles. Flanking entrance, 2-storey canted bay windows with 12- pane sashes and a 12-pane sash over the door. Eaves have similar arcaded and dentilled mouldings extended round both bays. Three- light casement windows to earlier block on right. Yard between rear block and back bay of first build covered in. Interior has panelled doors, mid C19 marble fireplaces and simple plaster cornices.

Listing NGR: SU1556483394


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