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CHOLDERTON HOUSE

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: CHOLDERTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1023942

Location

CHOLDERTON HOUSE, A338

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cholderton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319923

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHOLDERTON A338 SU 24 SW (west side) 2/28 Cholderton House 10.1.53 II*

House, 1690, probably for Jonathan Hill, merchant, of Salisbury, altered C18 and extended in C19. Flint with brick lacings, plat bands and dressings. Tiled roof. Double pile plan the front raised to 3 storeys in later C18, with C19 service wing to rear raised to 2 storeys c1970. Elevation of 7 bays, central three- quarter glazed door within eared stone moulded architrave, pulvinated frieze and thin canopy. Two plat bands. Twelve-pane sashes, one original with heavy glazing bars to left of door others later C18, all with gauged lintels. Stone cornice with simple paired brackets and low stone parapet. Rear elevation has some original 12-paned sashes and heavy dentilled timber eaves. Five dormers to hipped roof and gable stacks. Rear wing C19 kitchen over cellar, 4 bays, raised to 2 storeys to match, c1970. Rear and end elevations have moulded bricks with scroll motif over. Interior: most fittings and panelling of C17 house survive. Box cornices to front rooms and marble fireplaces, including one Louis XV chimney piece. Closed pulvinated string stair with newels with sunk panels and timber balusters. Rear parlour has elaborate cornice with scallops, husks and acanthus designs and unusual bed alcove. Kitchen has flagged floor. (R.C.H.M. Survey)

Listing NGR: SU2266442625

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National Grid Reference: SU 22664 42625

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