BENTHAM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356052
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
BENTHAM HOUSE, BENTHAM LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BENTHAM HOUSE, BENTHAM LANE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Purton
National Grid Reference:
SU 09144 89719

Details

SU 18 NW PURTON BENTHAM LANE

8/271 Bentham House

II

House. c.1850-52. Ashlar limestone. Stone slate roof. Two storeys and attics. Four-bays. Vigorous early Victorian Gothic style. Entrance through 2 storey gabled porch in second bay. Plan altered. Two-centred moulded arch with hood and canted oriel over and pointed transomed lights. First and fourth-bays also two storey canted bays with blind quatrefoils in spandrils and pierced parapets. Stone mullioned and transomed windows. Large dormers to bays 1, 3 and 4, all gabled with carved bargeboards. Stone chimneys with round shafts. To left, one storey 2-bay billiards room added c.1898. The house was built for William James Sadler on land belonging to the Shaftesbury Estate.

Listing NGR: SU0914489719

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
317920
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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