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King John's Hunting Lodge, Lacock

Description: King John's Hunting Lodge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315500

OS Grid Reference: ST9165868566
OS Grid Coordinates: 391658, 168566
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4161, -2.1213

Location: 22 Church Street, Lacock, Wiltshire SN15 2LB

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

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Listing Text

ST 9168
(south side)
4/66 No 21 (King John's
Hunting Lodge)
20.1 2.60

House, late medieval recased in C18, rubble stone with Bridgwater
tile roof, half-hipped to west. Stack at west end and on rear
slope. l½ storeys. Two front dormer gables with 2-light beaded
mullion windows and dripstones, ground floor left door with single
light adjoining, 3-light to right. To right, a canted half-glazed
porch with stone slate roof with tall eaves-breaking gabled window
over. South-east rear wing with west side stack and some framing
exposed in south gable. Various single storey additions.
Interior: main building is former cruck-framed open hall, the
lower end, to east, demolished, the upper end possibly represented
by narrow west end rooms. Two massive raised cruck trusses with
windbracing. On ground floor east wall one of the two pointed
arched doorways from through passage survives in framing, mortises
for the other. Original south wall, now internal has fine C14
moulded pointed stone doorway identical to that on No 8 (q.v.) and
upper part of former hall bay window, now a doorway, with 2 cusped
lights. Centre room has inserted Tudor-arched fireplace unusually
placed leaving passage behind to south. Rear wing has later tie-
beam-and-collar trusses.
(Wiltshire Buildings Record)

Listing NGR: ST9165968568

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Source: English Heritage

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