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SAINT EDITH'S 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: SAINT EDITH'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1033898

Location

SAINT EDITH'S HOUSE, SAINT EDITH'S MARSH

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bromham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Apr-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 311210

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST 96 SE BROMHAM SAINT EDITH'S MARSH (west side)

4/60 Saint Edith's House

II

Small country house, c1860-70, ashlar with slate roofs and ashlar stacks. 2 storeys and attic, heavily-detailed Jacobean style with shaped gables and large cross windows. 3-window E front, the sides advanced and gabled with 2-storey canted bays, rusticated quoins and 2-light attic windows. To the centre, pierced parapet with arched-headed stepped centre panel, first floor window of 2 arched lights in rectangular frame and ground floor double doors with sidelights and large segmental arched overlight set in projectng ashlar Jacobean style porch. Porch is heavily ornate with 2 pairs of Renaissance Doric columns interrupted at mid-length by diamond facetted blocks. Single pilaster responds, entablature with diamond facetting and large carved coat-of-arms over, showing a chevron and 3 turtles. Side wall stacks to each wing. South side has pierced parapet, 2 differing gabled dormers, 3 first floor cross windows and ground floor arcaded and pilastered conservatory with Jacobean detail and pierced parapet. Glazed roof missing. North front has projecting shaped gable to right and ground floor stone canted bay with moulded arched lights to sides, carved capitals and Florentine-traceried centre window now a door with centre shaft removed. The rear service wing is now a separate property, and not included in the listing. House is said to have been built for a member of the Gaby family of Westbrook and Netherstreet who died before the house was completed.

Listing NGR: ST9767964412

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National Grid Reference: ST 97679 64412

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