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The Folly, Lacock

Description: The Folly

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 315523

OS Grid Reference: ST9154468211
OS Grid Coordinates: 391544, 168211
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4129, -2.1230

Location: Folly Ln E, Lacock, Wiltshire SN15 2LL

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

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Listing Text

ST 9168
4/88 No I (The Folly)

House, C16 or early C17, timber-frame and rubble stone with some
red brick. Stone slate roof with ridge stack and north-east
chimney gable. Single storey and attic. North side has chimney
gable to left with timber-framed lean-to in angle to main range.
One north end 2-light timber-mullion window with iron opening
lights. Main range has exposed framing, large dormer gable with 4-
light timber-mullion window over ground floor 3-light, with iron
opening light. Door to right with red brick panels each side. C20
gabled porch. Large C20 red brick and imitation timber-frame
crosswing to right East gable end has exposed framing, partly with
plaster panels partly red brick. In gable an original small canted
timber oriel of 1-3-1-lights, leaded with iron opening lights.
Five-light C20 ground floor window but with original iron opening
lights. South front, to garden, is rebuilt on ground floor in red
brick with C20 openings but rubble stone chimney wall is original
and also large timber-framed dormer gable with 4-light window and
smaller eaves dormer to right with 1-3-1-light small canted timber
oriel under stone tiled hood. C20 dormer to right and gable of
C20 cross wing beyond.

Listing NGR: ST9154468211

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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