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Middlehill House, Box

Description: Middlehill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317058

OS Grid Reference: ST8158769060
OS Grid Coordinates: 381587, 169060
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4203, -2.2662

Location: Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset SN13 8QS

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

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Listing Text


2/194 Middlehill House


House, c1830-40 recasing of mid C18 building, ashlar fronted with
hipped broad-eaved slate roof. Plain tiles to earlier roofs
visible to rear. Two storey and attic, square plan. Front range
has paired octagonal stacks to right end of ridge, 3 later flat
dormers and 3-window front range, upper floor painted. First floor
band. Windows are sashes, with thick centre bar giving effect of
paired sashes with margin lights. Ground floor windows are in
chamfered surrounds. Broad central elliptical arched doorway with
traceried fanlight over half-glazed double-doors and narrow lights
each side. Large lean-to 8-bay iron verandah with glazed roof
continued in 5 bays along west front. West front has 2-window
range of similar windows, first floor right is false and ground
floor right is French window with overlight. Cluster of 3
octagonal stacks on ridge. East front is raised to match, with
eaves roof, but irregular fenestration. From rear it is apparent
that part of front range is refacing of mansard-roofed house with
central rear stair tower and paired mansard-roofed rear wings, one
side refaced and heightened as east front, the other side concealed
behind west range.

Listing NGR: ST8158769060

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Source: English Heritage

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