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Description: Box Hall
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 159629
OS Grid Reference: TL2977924287
OS Grid Coordinates: 529779, 224287
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9020, -0.1151
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TL 22 SE BENINGTON Benington
3/4 Box Hall
(formerly listed as
24.11.66 Box Hall Farmhouse)
House. Early Cl7, largely refaced and refenestrated in Cl9,
gable end of W wing rebuilt c1940. Red brick with steep old
red tile roofs. A large symmetrically planned E-shaped house
possibly large enough for 2 households, on the unit system.
2 storeys, facing S. Projecting gabled wings to right and loft
of 3 windows centre with small blocked windows at ends. Gabled
porch with battened front door. 3-light casement windows under
segmental arches. One window to each floor in wings. 2 large
external lateral chimneys at rear, each with 3 diagonal shafts.
Linked at base by later lean-to. Ovolo-mullioned windows survive
at W end (4-light) and rear (2-light). Interior: Ground floor
SW room. Wood panelled (panels full height and with bolection
moulding). Arched corner cupboard, with shaped shelves. East
of above, in lobby, arched corner cupboard with shaped shelves.
Various early types of door with moulded vertical boards. Also
Cl7 and C18 doors including 2 panelled, (one with fielded panels
of early type). 2 straight staircases. Outhouse to W not of
Listing NGR: TL2977924287
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Source: English Heritage
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