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RIVER BLOCK AT ROYAL WILTON CARPET FACTORY

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: RIVER BLOCK AT ROYAL WILTON CARPET FACTORY

List entry Number: 1023704

Location

RIVER BLOCK AT ROYAL WILTON CARPET FACTORY, KING STREET

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wilton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Aug-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319223

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5409 KING STREET River Block at Royal Wilton Carpet Factory SU 0931 5/48A 4.8.51. SU 1031 5/48A

II GV 2. Mid-late C18. 3 storeys and attic, colour-washed brick, left hand end with quoins, off-set eaves courses, half-hipped old tile mansard roof. 5 dormer windows, centre gabled. A 7 bay front with central entrance on 1st floor approached by flight of concrete steps with plain wrought-iron railings, the lower ones twisted. 2 entrances on ground floor in slight wall thickening and with moulded brick cornices over, the left hand one now a window in segmental relieving arch, the right hand one a plain door above which a datestone has been set in (1655 T W). The river block is flanked by 2 wings. Left hand wing: older, 2 storeys, 1st floor clad in corrugated iron with four 2-light small pane casements, the ground floor has a wide central entrance and to left a Venetian-type small pane window in slight recess; traces of timber-framing in left hand end. Right hand wing: circa 1800 tall gault brick 3 storey block of 6 bays. Segmental-headed windows 2nd floor, round-headed on ground and 1st floors with radiating glazing and small panes. Modern lift or drying tower in angle of centre and left parts. Quadrangle closed to south-east by canteen wing - mid C19 2 storey red and gault brick 7 bay structure with sawtooth eaves cornice to quadrangle.

Listing NGR: SU0996431475

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National Grid Reference: SU 09964 31475

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