SYRENCOT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1183033
Date first listed:
10-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
SYRENCOT HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SYRENCOT HOUSE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Figheldean
National Grid Reference:
SU 15944 46124

Details

FIGHELDEAN - SU 14 NE 2/160 Syrencot House

II House, now offices. 1738. Red and blue brickwork with limestone plat band and raised quoins. Slate roof. Main block of 3 storeys, 5 x 1 bays, extended to right early C19, two storeys, 3 bays, and wing to rear. Entrance into wing at junction with main block, under curved Tuscan portico. Main block has 12-paned sashes with segmental heads in red brick flush quoined openings, the arches with raised keystones and moulded stone sills. Round arched opening to central first floor window and raised surround. Six- paned sashes to top floor, and dentilled stone eaves. Cogged eaves to end and rear. Right wing has margin glazed windows and hipped roof. Interior: Mostly altered, but south end has fielded dado panelling and cornice. Wing has early C19 stair. The house as a military residence of Lt Gen Browning, General Sir Richard Gale, and Lord Allenbrooke, saw the founding of the airborne divisions, and the planning and mounting of Operation Overlord.

Listing NGR: SU1594446124

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
321470
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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