Vale Court, Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14 (Grade II)

Vale Court is a grade two (II) listed building in Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14. It was first listed in 1960.

About Vale Court

COLERNE WATERGATES ST 8271 8/321 Vale Court 20.12.60 II House, apparently C17, much extended c1925, rubble stone with stone tiled roofs. Two and a half and 3-storeys. Original house is L- plan with coped gables and end wall stacks. Front range has 2- window range of 3-light cyma-moulded mullion windows with string course between to first and second floors and ground floor built out in rock-faced masonry, probably late C19 with reused late C18 Adam style porch with 2 columns and fluted frieze. Return has 2- light cyma-moulded second floor window to east face. South end has added south wing with coped south gable, large east side stepped buttress and earlier C20 Tudor-style windows and door. South end has later C20 stone 2-storey canted bay with mullion and transom windows. On west side of wing, single storey early C19 ashlar bow- fronted room with glazing bar windows. West side of house has 2- window range of mullion windows hoodmoulds to first floor. Cyma- moulded except for first floor left 3-light recessed ovolo-moulded window. C20 ground floor 5-light window. Added to east is large c1925 wing, built for Wills family with outside east end stack, 2- storeys, 3-window range of mullion windows. Ground floor centre mullion and transom window and, to right, a 2-storey bay with mullion windows above and mullion and transom windows below. Interior: much restored, fine c1925 REnaissance style hall fireplace, stone with carved frieze of lions and griffins and carved surround. Rear room of c1925 range has small stone Tudor- arched moulded fireplace, re-used and south wing has Tudor-arched fireplace re-used from elsewhere in house. 6-panel doors to early C19 south west room and panelling within. House said to date from c1590.

Where is Vale Court?

Vale Court is located on Watergates, in Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 82042 71052
Easting, Northing382042, 171052.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.438179, -2.259746
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022947
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