Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1036438

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1968



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District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Chitterne

National Grid Reference: ST 99255 44278


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CHITTERNE CHITTERNE ROAD ST 94 SE (east side) 4/4 Chitterne House 11.9.68 GV II Detached house. Late C17, late C18 north east wing, early C20 services. Banded flint and limestone, tiled roof with brick stacks. Two-storey and attic, 5-window. Chamfered plinth, door with 6 fielded panels in architrave with moulded lintel to right of centre, 4-light ovolo-mullioned casement with dropped sill to right and two to left, the left hand with dropped sill. Continuous moulded string course, datestone over door, possibly reset inscribed HEALTH AND / PEACE / THIS HOUSE / INCREASE / 1635 GD. First floor has two single-light and three 4-light ovolo-mullioned casements, stone string course with pulvinated frieze to wooden modillioned cornice of raised eaves. Three C20 attic dormers. Left return has 2-light mullioned casement to ground and first floor, small wooden pointed casement to attic, lead rainwater goods. Five-bay, 2-storey late C18 rear range in English bond brick; French windows and 12-pane sashes, glazed open conservatory, five first floor sashes. Rear of C17 wing to left has 4-light ovolo-mullioned casements, parapet to roof with attic dormer. Early C20 service extension attached to right return, in cavity wall brick with flint and stone front to match C17 range and ovolo-mullioned casements. Interior: entrance hall has stairs with C17 turned balusters, brought here from Heale House (q.v. Woodford C.P.). Dining room has Tudor-arched stone fireplace in corner, plaster frieze with floral design. First floor bedroom over dining room has similar Tudor-arched fireplace, plaster ceiling frieze, landing with panelled dado. Late C18 cast-iron fireplace grates. Joinery includes doors with 6-panels, one C17 planked door with strap hinges in attic. Alterations to exterior and to south east sitting room said to have been made by Lady Eva Dugdale in 1930s.

Listing NGR: ST9925544278


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