LITTLEFIELD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252912
Date first listed:
21-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
LITTLEFIELD, BATH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LITTLEFIELD, BATH ROAD

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Marlborough
National Grid Reference:
SU1805068805

Details

BATH ROAD 1. 5407 (North Side) Littlefield

SU 1868 5/149 II 2. 1870 (designed). 1871-2 built. Architect G E Street. Built in concrete to the patent method of Charles Drake, who lectured on it to the Civil and Mechanical Engineers Society in 1875 (reported in Building News 25 June 1875). A very early use of concrete indeed, with flint aggregate and lump chalk packing. Cement rendering, A little tile-hanging under eaves, but otherwise no attempt to conceal the material. Brick strings at plinth and lst floor sill level. Pitched tile roofs. Tall brick stacks with elaborate cornicing. 3 storeys and basements. Study and dormitory wing to west was formerly the mirror image of that to east of Cotton House, but was burned down and rebuilt in a subdued New Brutalist manner circa 1960. Remainder on irregular plan, each part with its own pitched roof. Very steep proportions. Windows are mullioned and transomed casements in flush frames, with moulded cornices over (no transoms on 2nd floor). 2 doors, planked, with contemporary iron hinges, both with mullioned oblong fanlights, 1 arched.

Listing NGR: SU1805068805

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
310275
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Building News' in 25 June, (1875)

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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