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BEACH HOUSE

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.

Name: BEACH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1251454

Location

BEACH HOUSE, 15, MAIN STREET

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Keevil

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 434158

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

KEEVIL MAIN STREET ST 95 NW (north side) 7/126 Beach House (No 15) GV II

Semi-detached house. Circa 1600, altered and refronted mid C18. Formerly timber-framed, now English bond brick with stone quoins, stone slate roof with hip to right and brick stacks to left and right of centre. Through passage to rear of stack, services to right and hall and parlour to left. Six-panelled door to right of centre in cyma-moulded architrave with flat stone hood on brackets, 3-light cyma-mullioned casement to right and two to left. Lintel plat band to first floor; two 3-light mullioned casements to left, round-arched light with keystone and imposts over door and 3-light mullioned casement to right. Lean-to extension attached to right return. Rear has French windows, C20 conservatory, planked door to rear of through passage, 2-light casements and 3-light mullioned casement to first floor, wing to left with brick ground floor, weatherboarded first floor; large brick stack; probably former brewhouse or bakehouse. Interior has timber-framed partition to rear of stack with blocked Tudor-arched doorway, possibly reset. Room to left of passage has good moulded compartmental ceiling beams, blocked fireplace. Parlour has chamfered beams with ogee stops. Former kitchen to right of passage has lateral stack. Stairs with wide moulded handrail, first floor timber-framed partitions, planked or 2- panelled doors. C18 roof, level of original roof visible against central stack within the attic. House used as an inn until early C20; the Beach Arms, named after the Beach family who held Keevil Manor (q.v.) from C17 to early C20. (VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 8, 1965)

Listing NGR: ST9176458163

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pugh, RB, Crittall, E, The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire, (1965)

National Grid Reference: ST 91764 58163

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