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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: 1131094



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Stourton with Gasper

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321240

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STOURTON WITH GASPER HIGH STREET ST 73 SE (south side) 6/134 The Spread Eagle Inn GV II Inn. Late C18. Flemish bond brick with vitrified headers and stone quoins, Welsh slate roof with coped verges and gable end brick stacks. Main east-facing range with several rear wings. Two-storey, 3-window front. Central 6-panelled double doors in pedimented porch with round arch on imposts with keystone, 16-pane sash with flat arch and keystone either side. Stone plat band to first floor; three 16-pane sashes. Roof eaves on carved wooden brackets. Right return has early C19 lean-to covered passage with elliptically-arched opening, pointed leaded casement to attic, attached to rear is 1830s projecting 2-storey addition with 12-pane sashes, parapet with pierced triangles. Left return has 2-storey and single-storey extensions attached to wing with 2-light leaded casement and hipped dormer, main front range has pointed leaded attic casement. Rear gabled rubble stone wings with casements, C20 entrance addition. Interior has C18 joinery; 6-panelled doors and shutters. Front bar has C18 moulded plaster cornice to ceiling divided into 5 bays, open fireplace with lintel on stone jambs. Rear early C19 drawing room fireplace with paterae. Rear wing has blocked open fireplace. Four-step stone mounting block against front wall. (1790 Painting of inn by S.H. Grimm reproduced in K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape)

Listing NGR: ST7764533991

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Woodbridge, K , The Stourhead Landscape, (1982)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

National Grid Reference: ST 77645 33991


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