THE SIGN OF THE ANGEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1198180
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1960
Statutory Address:
THE SIGN OF THE ANGEL, 6, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE SIGN OF THE ANGEL, 6, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Lacock
National Grid Reference:
ST9158668570

Details

LACOCK CHURCH STREET ST 9168 (north side) 4/42 No 6 (The Sign of the Angel) 20.12.60 GV II*

House, late C15, rubble stone and timber-frame with stone slate roofs. Two storeys. Exceptionally fine front of 2 jettied gables with framing above, exposed in early C20, over substantially intact stone ground floor. A lower narrow gable to left has plastered upper floor over triple casement. Main range has roof hipped to west and ridge stack. Left gable has decorative framing over two C20 leaded oriel windows, right gable has applied planking over framing and first floor casement pair. Ground floor left has broad entrance passage with Tudor-arched carved timber-lintel and inner plank door in pointed-arched hollow-moulded surround. In porch space, a side doorway into former shop which has front 15-pane window inserted in broad C15 hollow-moulded frame. Ground floor right has fine canted stone bay with dripmould and 1-4-1-light hollow-moulded mullion windows. East side stack. Cross wing continues behind with exposed square framing on east side wall infilled in red brick. Massive north end stack. Interior: through-passage, large moulded fireplace with altered head and carved shelf backing onto passage, moulded beams, east end moulded stone fireplace on ground floor. First floor: windbraced roofs to small west room and left room of main range which has Tudor-arched fireplace and panelling dated 1639. Said to have been built in 1480.

Listing NGR: ST9158668570

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
315476
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03676/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeffery Bartlett. Source Historic England Archive
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