WILLESLEY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355983
Date first listed:
12-Dec-1951
Statutory Address:
WILLESLEY HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WILLESLEY HOUSE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Sherston
National Grid Reference:
ST 85265 88743

Details

SHERSTON WILLESLEY, Tetbury ST 88 NE 3/146 Willesley House 12.12.51 II

Country house. Probable late C16 origin (1583 date on internal lintel) with late C17, C18 and C19 alterations and additions; in the course of extensive renovation at time of resurvey (June 1986). Coursed rubble with flush rusticated dressed stone quoins, stone dressings and stone slate roofs with stone stacks. U-shaped plan: central core range with late C17 refronting and end wings to south, three C19 wings to north. South front of 3 elements: central 2- storey, 4-window section with advanced single-storey, 1-window bay to right and blank gable end of wing to left with lateral stack. Windows are late C19 small pane wooden cross-mullions in C17 moulded stone surrounds. Ground floor window to right-hand bay has larger similar window. Central bolection-moulded doorway with glazed C20 door. First floor string course, bolection-moulded cornice, hipped roof to advanced bay to right and 1 hipped dormer. East end wall of core range has chamfered mullioned fenestration with hoodmoulds. Interior. Ground floor room to left has fine marble C18 chimney- piece with carved brackets and central panel with rural scene; C18 staircase with plain balusters and mahogany handrail in central passage with dated lintel.

Listing NGR: ST8526588743

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
318143
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.

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