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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: 1023484



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


District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1970

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318723

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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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National Grid Reference: SU 15564 83394


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