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Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Steeple Ashton
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STEEPLE ASHTON HIGH STREET ST 9056 (west side) 13/256 No 40 (formerly listed as The Old Oak House) 11.9.68 GV II

House in row with cottage attached to left. Mid C16. Square- panelled timber-framing with tension bracing, herringbone brick nogging, dressed stone plinth with short buttresses, stone slate roof with diagonally-set brick stacks. Two-storey and attic, 4- window. Eight-panelled door and multi-paned fixed window to right beneath C19 slated canopy, 3-light leaded casement to right, ribbed door with board hood to left and pair of 2-light leaded casements to left. First floor has three 2-light casements to left, timber-framed gabled dormer to right with 3-light first floor casement and small attic casement. Cottage to left is rubble stone, late C19 with ribbed door and 3-light casement, 3-light leaded casement to gabled dormer, hipped roof with large ashlar grouped stack. Rear has timber-framed rear wing to left with C20 casements, glazed door and C20 hipped dormer, main range to right has C20 glazed door, 3-light wood mullioned casement, 3-light and 2-light casement and blocked 4-light mullioned casement. Former stair turret in angle with wing has single-light casements. Short C19 rubble stone wing to rear of cottage with blocked doorway and segmental-headed casements. Interior: Ground floor has moulded Tudor-arched fireplace with shield-filled spandrels, deep chamfered beams with stepped stops in room to right of entrance, timber-framed partition with cyma- moulded doorway from this room to rear parlour wing. Parlour has open fireplace with flat chamfered lintel on stone jambs, deep chamfered beams. Room to south, now kitchen has large open fireplace with plain lintel on brick jambs. Stairs no longer in stair turret; C20 inserted stairs to right of entrance. First floor has timber-framed partitions, some retain wattle and daub panels, five good doors with 9 moulded panels in cyma-moulded surrounds with stops. north bedroom has wainscot panelling to partition of attic stairs, Tudor-arched stone fireplace. Room over parlour has fireplace with cambered wooden lintel. Six-bay original roof over main range with collar and tie-beam trusses, south truss with king strut, 2 south bays divided from rest by closed truss, curved windbracing with chamfered soffits to purlin and ridge. Wing has 3-bay roof.

Listing NGR: ST9067056841


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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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Date: 03 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00308/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ron L Pybus. Source Historic England Archive
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