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ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST EDITH

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: ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST EDITH

List entry Number: 1023710

Location

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST EDITH, 5, KINGSBURY SQUARE

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: 08-Jun-1978

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319230

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Details

1. 5409 KINGSBURY SQUARE No 5 (Roman Catholic Church of St Edith) SU 0931 5/76

II GV 2. Mid-late C19. Former Methodist Church. Palazzo front to east. 2 storeys, English bond brick, channelled stucco on ground floor. Heavy Doric entablature (as parapet to hipped slate roof). Cross glazed sash windows, 5 on 1st floor with alternate segmental and triangular pediments and scroll bracket surrounds and flanking pilasters, set on salient plinth with moulded head over ground floor. Central window has balustered balcony. 4 windows on ground floor in rectangular recesses. Central Doric doorpiece with ½ columns; 6-panel 2-leaf doors with side lights and 4-pane overlight. This elevational treatment returned to Kingsbury Square with 2 windows on each floor, 1 blind window on each floor and plain central bay. Segmental headed doorway to left and 3 storey extension with overlapped eaves courses and 3 narrow windows. The interior: plain stairs divide at landing and reach fine 1st floor meeting room from each end; this room has coved and gilded ceiling cornice and pierced fretwork panels to balcony on left hand side (above upper flights of staircase). Former chimney breaks to front and back with niches. Balcony projects on decorative corbels. Niche on landing contains plaster statue circa 1821 of St Edith, made for Catholic Chapel at Midford Castle near Bath.

Listing NGR: SU0974731173

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National Grid Reference: SU 09747 31173

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