LANSDOWNE ARMS HOTEL AND FORMER COACH HOUSE, STABLE AND BREWHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1247495
Date first listed:
19-May-1950
Statutory Address:
LANSDOWNE ARMS HOTEL AND FORMER COACH HOUSE, STABLE AND BREWHOUSE, CHURCH STREET
Statutory Address:
LANSDOWNE ARMS HOTEL AND FORMER COACH HOUSE, STABLE AND BREWHOUSE, THE STRAND

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Location

Statutory Address:
LANSDOWNE ARMS HOTEL AND FORMER COACH HOUSE, STABLE AND BREWHOUSE, CHURCH STREET
Statutory Address:
LANSDOWNE ARMS HOTEL AND FORMER COACH HOUSE, STABLE AND BREWHOUSE, THE STRAND

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Calne
National Grid Reference:
ST 99714 71007

Details

CALNE

ST9971 THE STRAND 755-1/4/177 (West side) 19/05/50 Lansdowne Arms Hotel and former coach house, stable and brewhouse

GV II*

Formerly known as: No.9 Lansdowne Arms Hotel THE STRAND. Formerly known as: The Catherine Wheel Inn THE STRAND. Inn and several houses, now hotel and former stables and brewery buildings. Mid-late C17 left-hand end, refronted early C18, left-hand range partly rebuilt mid C19, rear C18 and C19 brewery and stable buildings. Painted limestone rubble, coursed limestone left-hand gable, coursed rubble rear blocks, 5 limestone ashlar ridge stacks, stone slate roof, with slates and pantiles to rear blocks. Single-depth plan front range, with former stable and brewery buildings forming a large courtyard behind. 2 storeys and attic; 16-window range. A long parapeted front with cornice has a segmental-arched carriage entrance 3 from the right with a late C20 door, bolection-moulded surrounds to 6/6-pane sashes. An incorporated C17 3-window left-hand range set back, with a ground-floor string, coped end gable with a finial and moulded kneelers, and 1:2 cyma-moulded cross windows with metal casements; on the first floor is a fire mark dated 1696, inscribed MC with a lion; 1-window gable end rebuilt c1866 has 3-light cross windows to each floor. Rear elevation has irregular fenestration reflecting earlier houses, with a left-hand 1-window gabled stair tower with a C18 6/6-pane first-floor stair light with thick bars and exposed frame, a wide central gable with 2 first-floor 6/6-pane sashes and an attic casement, and 2-storey right-hand lean-to with paired first-floor 6/6-pane sashes; a date stone is inscribed 1860. Large wrought-iron carriage lamp over the entrance, and a large round clock toward the right-hand end in a moulded surround. S former stable range, 2 storeys; 4 windows, has a right-hand segmental-arched carriage entrance. Mid C19 W range, 2 storeys; 2 windows to the courtyard, ground- and first-floor keyed segmental-arched windows with ashlar surrounds and first-floor 21/21-pane sashes, above paired segmental-arched doorways. Mid C18 NW range raised on side of slope with a splayed entrance corner and hipped roof, timber mullion windows beneath the eaves, and a C19 door with overlight. Castle Street end is half-hipped with timber lintels. Former brewery to N side, early-mid C19, coursed rubble with brick dressings and quoins. 3 storeys; 2-window range. Inserted concrete lintels to later windows, partly blocked wide entrance, with an octagonal banded brick gable chimney with cornice at the left-hand end. Former coach house. C17, rubble with stone slate roof. 2 storeys and attic; 1-window range. An irregular front has quoins and a splayed right-hand corner, steep gable, wide entrance, inserted first-floor window, and attic window with ashlar surround. INTERIOR: altered; details include a former through-passage to the rear courtyard, with a rear open-well stair to the left with column-on-vase balusters, a rear lateral passage; left-hand end has 6 bays with arch-braced collars, and moulded first-floor axial and lateral ceiling beams. HISTORICAL NOTE: mentioned as an inn from 1582, known as the Catherine Wheel. Existing building formed from amalgamation of up to 5 domestic properties, parts of which can be seen in the rear elevation. An important group including the ancillary buildings round the rear courtyard. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Cherry B: Wiltshire: London: 1963-1975: 156).

Listing NGR: ST9971571004

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
456995
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975), 156
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1963), 156

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: 22 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/13910/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adrian Exton. Source Historic England Archive
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