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Kingsdown House, Box

Description: Kingsdown House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317048

OS Grid Reference: ST8174367782
OS Grid Coordinates: 381743, 167782
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4088, -2.2639

Location: Prospect, Box, Wiltshire SN13 8AX

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

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Listing Text


2/184 No 7 Kingsdown House


House, early C19 incorporating earlier building, painted ashlar
front with stone tiled roof, coped gables and end wall stacks. Two
storeys to front, 3 to rear. Four-window front range with moulded
cornice and parapet. Three upper 12-pane sashes and one escape
door, 2 ground floor 12-pane sashes, centre door and to open
segmental arches to left. Rubble stonework with 3-light mullion
window within arcade. Rubbled stone building to left with coped
gable and end wall stack. One bead-moulded mullion window to rear
of C18 type. Main range rear has small fragment of dripmoulding at
ground floor ri-ght end: Rebuilt as part of the extensions to the
private asylum at Kingsdown House recorded from the C18 but stated
in 1815 as having been in existence for 200 years. (W.Parry Jones:
The Trade in Lunacy 1972.)

Listing NGR: ST8174367782

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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