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Mills Platt, Box

Description: Mills Platt

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317067

OS Grid Reference: ST8344269677
OS Grid Coordinates: 383442, 169677
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4259, -2.2395

Location: A4, Box, Wiltshire SN13 8EZ

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

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Listing Text


2/203 Mills Platt
(formerly listed as Mills Platt

20 12 60


House, C17, rubble stone with stone tiled roof, coped gables and
ridge stack to rear wing. One and a half storeys. L-plan.
Earliest section is east end of rear wing, mid C17, with south
front 3-window range of 2-light recessed chamfered mullion windows,
upper dormer gables. Drips-tones to all windows except those in
right end bay. Plank door in chamfered surround to left of end
bay. Casement windows, some leaded fixed lights. To left,
straight joint to one window range, upper dormer gable with 2-light
recessed ovolo-moulded window and hoodmould, ground floor 5-light
mullion window, extended from original 2-light with stone lintel
over, bolection-moulded with carved roundel frieze, apparently a
reused door or fireplace lintel. Straight joint to gable end of
west cross wing. Attic blank ovolo-moulded single light with hood,
2 first floor recessed cyma-moulded 2-light windows under single
hood, similar ground floor 2-light window with hoodmould and door
in flush cyma-moulded surround with shallow porch, slab sides and
scrolled brackets to pediment hood. West front has 2 dormer
gables, that to left with 2-light recessed chamfered mullion window
and hood, that to right with gable stack and single light recessed
cyma-moulded window and hood. Ground floor 3-light and 2-light
recessed cyma-moulded mullion windows, dripstone over 3-light and
hood over 2-light. North end wall has recessed chamfered 2-light
ground floor window. Hipped stair tower in rear north angle, 2-
light upper window, single light below. To right, one window range
with dormer gable and incised W/S/E 1694, 2-light recessed cyma-
moulded window hood over C20 lean-to with reset 2-light north
window and reset east oak plank door. To left a former doorway
with hood and inserted C20 window. Straight joint to earlier range
to left. One dormer gable and larger gable to left, both with 2-
light recessed hollow moulded windows. Ground floor C20 window in
chamfered former doorcase, 2-light recessed ovolo-moulded window
with hood and C20 lean-to. Marked on F.Allen map of 1630.

Listing NGR: ST8344269677

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Source: English Heritage

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