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KENT 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: KENT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1131093

Location

KENT HOUSE, 3, COUNTESS ROAD

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Amesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321338

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD SU 1541 (west side)

11/27 No 3 (Kent House) 10.1.53

GV II* Lodge to Amesbury Abbey and farmhouse for Park Farm, now house. 1607 and c1733. Flint with stone dressings, fissile stone slate roofs. Irregular triangular block with an octagonal stair turret on north-east side, and added on south, an C18 rectangular block in knapped flintwork and stone. Original building has C18 stone surround to ground floor window and a chamfered mullioned and transomed cross window to upper floor. Moulded string courses and lozenge panel. Moulded stone cornice and ogee roof. Stair tower is of 3 storeys defined by string courses. Recessed reserved stone surrounds to square windows. Stone cornice and ogee roof. Lozenge on north-east face with date 1607. Added on south, a rectangular block of 3 bays, ground floor raised, and stone plat band. Architraves to windows and stepped flush keystones. Central 6- panelled door with dentilled pediment on carved brackets. Block extended to west at slight angle, with parapet. To rear, a single storey block in matching squared knapped flintwork added c1960.

Listing NGR: SU1540241723

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National Grid Reference: SU 15402 41723

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