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The Wilderness, Box

Description: The Wilderness

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 316901

OS Grid Reference: ST8229468520
OS Grid Coordinates: 382294, 168520
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4154, -2.2560

Location: 3 Church Lane, Box, Wiltshire SN13 8NR

Locality: Box
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN13 8NR

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/41 The Wilderness


Marked on O.S. as Becket Mill. House, mid to later C18 and c1840,
ashlar with stone tiled mansard roof to earlier range and slate low
pitched hipped roof to c1840 west end. Original range 2 storeys
and attic, double fronted, with mansard roof, coped gables and end
wall stacks. One dormer, two 16-pane sashes of c1800 type to each
floor, raised band and blocked central door in raised moulded
surround. To rear is ashlar stair tower with hipped roof flanked
by outshut roofs. At west end is large range added for G.Mullins
c1840, 2 storeys and basement with 3-window west front of 16-pane
outer sashes, 12-pane first floor centre sash and projecting
ashlar enclosed porch with pilaster surround to double doors.
Ground floor 16-pane windows have margin lights. Similar south end
ground floor window, floor band and sunk panel above with small
oval light. Three storey north end wall. On part of site of large
Roman villa, a mill site from the early middle ages, deeds of 1727
recording 2 tenements and 2 water grist mills.

Listing NGR: ST8229268518

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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