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The Manor House, Box

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317021

OS Grid Reference: ST8255468522
OS Grid Coordinates: 382554, 168522
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4154, -2.2522

Location: High Street, Box, Wiltshire SN13 8NF

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/158 The Manor House
(formerly listed as Manor Farmhouse)



House, early C17, ashlar with stone tiled roof, coped gables and
end-wall stacks of 3 diagonal shafts. Three storeys. Parapet with
3 moulded coped gables over 3 ovolo-moulded 3-light recessed
mullion windows with hoodmoulds. Ground and first floors with
moulded plinth and dripcourses probably originally carried around a
2-storey bay each side, now replaced by flush walling with C18 type
3-light bead-moulded flush mullion windows to each floor and
dripcourses not replaced. Centre has original fenestration of two
2-light windows to first floor and 2 similar to ground floor
flanking central door with dripcourse stepped over. Windows all
ovolo-moulded. Raised moulded surround to plank door. East end
wall has one 2-light window to each floor and west end wall has one
blocked 2-light window. Dripcourses continued around. North front
is 3-gabled with large projecting central stair tower.
Dripcourses carried around. Stair tower has 2-light window with
hoodmould to north and west faces at attic level, 2-light window
with hoodmould at first floor north and east, and ground floor
Tudor-arched moulded doorway with 3-light window adjacent, both
under single hoodmould. To each side is 3-light attic window with
hoodmould, 3-light first floor window and ground floor obscured by
Interior has Tudor-arched stone fireplace with stone shelf over to
each end of ground floor, moulded stone inner north doorcase, fine
oak spiral stair, and moulded oak doorcases and plank doors to
first floor and attic. First floor stone fireplaces of early C18
type. Marked on F. Allen map of 1630.

Listing NGR: ST8255468522

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Source: English Heritage

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