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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.


List entry Number: 1036517



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bratton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 313664

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BRATTON LOWER ROAD ST 9152 (north side) 11/27 Yew Trees 11.9.68 GV II Detached house. Mid to late C18. Flemish bond brick, tiled mansard roof to right hand range, left hand range plain tiled, coped verges and gable end brick stacks. Two-storey, 3-window late C18 entrance front. Central 6-panelled door in panelled reveals with semi-circular fanlight and flat wooden hood on brackets, 20- pane sash either side. Plat band to first floor; three 12-pane sashes. Moulded stone cornice to plain brick blocking course. Three raking dormers with 6-pane sashes to lower pitch of mansard. Range attached to left, probably mid C18, has five 12-pane segmental-headed sashes, 3-brick plat band to first floor; two 9- pane sashes and three blocked sashes; two 6-pane sashes to segmental-headed dormers. Left return in good English bond brick has unusual diagonal brick buttresses with ogee swept copings. Interior not accessible at time of survey (May 1986). Front of house rebuilt following fire in 1789. Occupied by the Whitaker family till 1940; Jeffery Whitaker opened a school here c1740 which closed c1820. (M. Reeves, Sheep Bell and Ploughshare, 1978)

Listing NGR: ST9122652666

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Reeves, M, Sheep Bell and Ploughshare, (1978)

National Grid Reference: ST 91226 52666


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