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The Corner House, Lacock

Description: The Corner House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315473

OS Grid Reference: ST9155468557
OS Grid Coordinates: 391554, 168557
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4160, -2.1228

Location: Church Street, Lacock, Wiltshire SN15 2LB

Locality: Lacock
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 2LB

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Listing Text

ST 9168
( north side)
4/39 No 2 (The Corner House)

House, early C17 on late medieval core, rubble stone with some
timber-framing and stone slate roofs. The main range is C17 two-
storey with ridge stack, 2-gabled to Church Street, with ovolo-
moulded long stone-mullioned windows and hoodmoulds. Left side has
3-light each floor, right has 4-light with king mullion each floor.
West end gable has similar 3-light over two 2-lights paired under
one hoodmould. Short rear wing adjoins with door and 2-light over.
North end wall has 3-light timber-mullioned ground floor window and
similar 4-light over. Gable is timber framed. A larger rear wing
adjoining to east has west side exposed framing and roughcast north
end. To right of main front is low timber-frame and red brick
range continuously roofed with No 3 (q.v.).
Interior: in right section and extending into C17 range are 3 full
cruck trusses, possibly C14 hall house, now partly in No 3. C17
range has finely panelled south west room with GC 1633 inscribed,
moulded Tudor-arched fireplace and finely moulded beam with unusual
carved stops. One moulded Tudor-arched fireplace upstairs.

Listing NGR: ST9155468557

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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