CORSLEY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1285687
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1968
Statutory Address:
CORSLEY HOUSE, DEEP LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CORSLEY HOUSE, DEEP LANE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Corsley
National Grid Reference:
ST 82790 45528

Details

CORSLEY DEEP LANE ST 84 NW (east side) 7/81 Corsley House 11.9.68 GV II Detached house. Mid C18, rebuilt c1820 for Nathaniel Barton. Limestone ashlar C19 range, coursed rubble stone C18 front, Welsh slate hipped roof, ashlar stacks with moulded cappings. Greek Revival. Two-storey, 5-window early C19 front. Central 3-panelled door within portico with reeded columns and frieze with lion masks, two 15-pane sashes either side. Plat band to first floor; five 12- pane sashes. Pilasters with Greek key motif and stele carried up to cornice and frieze to parapet with shallow pediment. Right return has 2-storey bow with 15-pane sashes to ground floor and 12- pane sashes to first floor, two tripartite sashes to right, first floor has three segmental-headed sashes, pilasters as front. Left return is C18 front with central planked door and flat stone hood on brackets, 3-light mullioned and transomed casement either side, additional one to left, first and second floors have three 3-light mullioned and transomed windows and cross windows over door. Two- storey service range to left in similar style with leaded mullioned casements, balustraded parapet. Picturesque C19 cottage attached to left has door with 4-fielded panels and 2-light casements with wooden hoodmoulds, double gabled front with bargeboards. Rear has 12-pane sashes, C20 flat roofed extensions. Interior: C18 range has lower ceilings, 6-panelled doors, window shutters with fielded panels. C19 range has open well stairs with cast-iron balustrade and moulded wreathed handrail in same style as that at Sturford Mead (q.v.) diagonally laid marble hall floor. Ground floor has 6-panelled doors in moulded architraves, moulded plaster ceiling cornices, the dining room has shallow barrel vaulted ceiling with moulded plaster ribs ornamented with animals, Adam-style fireplace. First floor has plaster ceiling cornices, doors in reeded architraves. Very likely that the same architect designed the rebuilding of this house and the building of Sturford Mead.

Listing NGR: ST8279045528

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
313719
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: 21 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07178/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Antony Barrington-Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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