THE PRIORY, WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146079

Date first listed: 06-Jan-1966

Statutory Address: THE PRIORY, WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS, HIGHER COOMBE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE PRIORY, WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS, HIGHER COOMBE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Donhead St. Mary

National Grid Reference: ST 88906 22910

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History

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Details

DONHEAD ST. MARY HIGHER COOMBE ST 82 SE (west side)

6/58 The Priory, with attached walls and railings 6.1.66 GV II

Detached house. Early C17, altered C20. Dressed limestone, tiled roof with coped verges and gable end stone stacks. Two-storey and attic, 3-window. Central blocked doorway with inserted mullioned casement, 3-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement and early C18 two-light mullioned casement to left. Moulded string course to first floor; two 2-light hollow-chamfered mullioned casements with hoodmoulds. Three full gabled attic dormers with 2-light hollow- chamfered mullioned casements with hoodmoulds, coped verges with ball finials. Attached to right part of front is C20 two-storey extension with flat roof. Left return has 2-light mullioned casement. Rear has similar windows with four hipped attic dormers with 2-light wooden casements. Interior not accessible at time of survey (November 1985) but said to contain room with late C17 wainscot panelling. Attached to front are stone dwarf walls with cast-iron railings and octagonal stone gate piers with ball finials, cast-iron gate. Named after a priory of French Carthusian monks who came to Coombe during the French Revolution. (R. Colt Hoare, Modern History of Wiltshire, vol 4, 1829)

Listing NGR: ST8890622910

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 320844

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Sources

Books and journals
Colt Hoare, R, 'The History of Modern Wiltshire' in The History of Modern Wiltshire, , Vol. 4, (1829)

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