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© Mr Antony Barrington-Brown FRPS

IoE Number: 313511
Location: ASHTON GIFFORD HOUSE, ASHTON GIFFORD (south side)
  CODFORD, WEST WILTSHIRE, WILTSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Antony Barrington-Brown FRPS
Date Photographed: 20 July 2000
Date listed: 11 December 1987
Date of last amendment: 11 December 1987
Grade II

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CODFORDASHTON GIFFORDST 93 NE/ST 94 SE(south side)4 & 7/38Ashton Gifford HouseGVII

CODFORD ASHTON GIFFORD ST 93 NE/ ST 94 SE (south side) 4 & 7/38 Ashton Gifford House GV II Country house, now school. Late C18. Limestone ashlar front, brick returns, flat roof with ashlar stacks. Three-storey, 3- window central block breaking forward with 2-storey same-height side-bays. Distyle in antis Tuscan portico to centre with inserted double half-glazed doors and flanking tripartite sashes, inner door with 6 fielded panels, fanlights and flanking margin-pane round- arched sashes with interlaced glazing bars, ground floor of centre block rusticated. First floor has three 9-pane sashes, second floor has plat band and three 6-pane sashes, two-storey side-bays have 8-pane margin sashes and plat band. Moulded cornice to plain stone parapet with C20 pineapples. Right return has C20 flat- roofed extension and fire escape, not of special interest, margin- pane first floor sashes. Left return has French windows, 8-pane margin sash and C20 windows. Rear 2 central bays break forward with 12-pane sashes to ground floor, 9-pane to first and 6-pane sashes to second floor, side-bays have 8-pane margin sashes to ground and first floors. Interior: central entrance hall with oval open-well staircase with continuous handrail and cast-iron balusters. Good joinery throughout including 6-panelled doors in panelled reveals and moulded architraves, window shutters. South east former drawing room, now office, has scrolled plaster ceiling margin and white marble fireplace. Other rooms with plaster ceiling friezes and marble fireplaces.

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