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

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 11859 30717


LOWER ROAD 1. 1594 (South Side) BEMERTON Bemerton Rectory SU 1230 8/371 28.2.52. II* 2. 1470 origin. Restaured by George Herbert in 1630 when he was rector. Central part C17 altered, a 3-storey gabled block of chequer flint and stone with stone copingto gable and old tile roof. C18 central sash window on 2nd floor under drip mould of older and probably 3-light stone mullioned window. On 1st and ground floors - 2 2-light moulded stone mullioned casements, only the right hand ground floor window in original state, remainder modern restorations. C18/C19 extension to left hand of flint with stone dressings and irregular windows and a central arched door. Late C19 wing, neo-jacobean to right hand of brick lath stone dressings. Verse of George Herbert's inscribed in stone over doorway of C19 section. South garden front has 5 windows, excluding late C19 part to West. C18 and C19 sashes, the centre window and one to right tripartite glazing bars intact. Leaded C19 easements on ground floor. Canted C19 bay to centre with tiled pent roof, dormers restaured, one original. The 2 bays next to late Cl9 extension earliest part. Some exposed chamfered ceiling beams. The staircase Victorian with thin turned balusters, panelled newels filth finials. George Herbert died here.

Listing NGR: SU1185930717


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 18 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07987/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ben White. Source Historic England Archive
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