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WIGMORE 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: WIGMORE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1128782

Location

WIGMORE HOUSE, 10, CASTLE STREET

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Thornbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Dec-1984

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34907

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

THORNBURY CASTLE STREET 4/8 (east side) ST 6390 21.9.52 No 10 (Wigmore House) GV (formerly listed as Wigmore House) II

Late C17, possibly remodelling of earlier building; altered and extended in C18. Rendered. Double Roman tiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. 3 windows: 12 and 16 pane modern glazing bar sashes, other two are 2-storey bays; 2-light casements for dormers. Central 6 panel door under segmental hood on scroll brackets. Interior: rear wing is late C17 parlour. Moulded beams. Fine decorative plaster ceiling on ground floor and incised plaster decoration to ceiling of first floor landing. Open well stair with twisted balusters, moulded handrail. Spice cupboards with scratch moulded doors on ground and first floor. External door at foot of stairs has scroll and ovolo moulded frame with elaborate converging stops. Sources: L Hall (1982). Report in NMR.

Listing NGR: ST6365790258

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hall, L, 'City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Monograph Number 6' in The Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720, (1983)

National Grid Reference: ST 63657 90258

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