Greenhill House westhill, Westwood, Wiltshire, BA15 (Grade II*)

Greenhill House westhill is a grade two star (II*) listed building in Westwood, Wiltshire, BA15. It was first listed in 1962.

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Detached house and cottage. Mid C18, altered and extended early C20.. Limestone ashlar front, hipped stone slate roof with stone stacks. Two-storey and attic over basement, 5-window. Central door with 6 fielded panels and Adam-style transom light in bolection moulded architrave, flat stone hood on brackets, two 18- pane sashes in moulded architraves either side, segmental pediment to inner sash and plain pediment to outer sash, two 2-light basement mullioned casements either side. Plat band to first floor with five 18-pane sashes in moulded architraves, pilasters carried up to wide coved eaves cornice. Three hipped attic dormers with 2- light casements. C17 cottage attached to right, remodelled c1910 for E.H.J. Leslie; 3-light and 4-light ovolo-mullioned casements to ground, first and gabled attic floors, right return has 2-light and 3-light ovolo-mullioned casements. Right return of main range has beaded mullioned casements. Rear has 1912 gabled wing with beaded mullioned casements, added onto rear gable of C18 stair turret with beaded cross window and mullioned casements, main range to right has chamfered mullioned basement window, cross window to first floor. Interior: Room to right of entrance has full raised panelling, round-arched opening to foot of stairs, doors with 2 fielded panels in bolection-moulded architraves, stone bolection-moulded fireplace on rear wall, window shutters with fielded panels. Room to left of entrance has full fielded panelling, shell-headed niche with tromp l’oeil, fireplace with dentil cornice and egg and dart moulded surround and overmantel. Good stairs up to attic with two turned balusters per open string treads, treads have recessed moulded panels on risers, square newels to wide ramped handrail, panelled dado. Basement has stone vaulted roof, formerly kitchens. Good C17-style panelling and fireplace in dining room of wing – all of c1910. Some of the panelling said to have come from Bristol. House enlarged and extended by E.H.J. Leslie c1910, Westhill, a C17-style cottage added to left of front to match right hand wing, now a separate dwelling has ovolo-mullioned casements and gabled roof. Formal gardens laid out across the road by Leslie.

Where is Greenhill House westhill?

Greenhill House westhill is located on Westhill, Upper Westwood, in Westwood, Wiltshire, BA15.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 80492 59590
Easting, Northing380492, 159590.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.335066, -2.281412
Grade listingII* (two star)
English Heritage List Entry Number1021886
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