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

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 18076 21501


DOWNTON HIGH STREET SU 1821 (south side) 6/95 No 12 (Avon House), (formerly listed as House and shop 23/3/60 premises next west of Church Hous

GV II House in row. Mid-C18. Painted header bond brick, tiled roof, gable-end brick stacks. Symmetrical 2-storey, 5-window front. Central door with 6 fielded panels and fanlight, in arched case with brick quoins and keystone, up stone steps with cast-iron railings. Either side are two plate-glass sashes with fluted keystones. First floor has five plate-glass sashes, the centre in an eared brick surround with cornice. Moulded brick cornice. Three gabled dormers with 2-light casements. Rear has casements to ground floor, central door, first floor has canted bay window to left and two 4-pane sashes, all in late C18 outshut with twin hipped roof. Attached to rear left is 2-storey service wing with planked- door and 3-light casement. Interior has C18 newel stairs with turned balusters, ovolo and ogee moulded door architraves, eared wooden fireplace surround.

Listing NGR: SU1807721501


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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: 04 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/05391/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter J Ellis. Source Historic England Archive
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