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Wormcliffe House, Box

Description: Wormcliffe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 317088

OS Grid Reference: ST8111067777
OS Grid Coordinates: 381110, 167777
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4087, -2.2730

Location: Wormcliff Lane, Box, Wiltshire SN13 8AR

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

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Listing Text


2/224 Wormcliffe House

10 9 82


House, C17 on medieval core, rubble stone with Bridgwater tile roof and coped gables,
2 ridge stacks. Two storeys. West front 5-window range with central C20 stone tiled
cross-passage axis with, to left, dormer gable with 2-light recessed ovolo-moulded
mullion-and-transom window and hoodmould over ground floor 3-light ovolo-moulded
window with hoodmould, and, to right, dormer gable with 2-light recessed chamfered
mullion window and hoodmould over 2-light ovolo-moulded window with hoodmould.
Straight joint to right and dormer gable with 2-light flush bead-moulded window over
projecting ashlar single storey range. Left side has one-window range of 2-light
flush bead-moulded windows, hoodmould to ground floor window. North end wall has C20
three-light bead-moulded upper window and C20 bead-moulded door with hoodmould. South
end wall has recessed ovolo-moulded 2-light upper window and single light below. East
front has left end with ground floor 2-light flush cyma-moulded window, then straight
joint and dormer gable with 2-light flush bead-moulded windows with hoolmoulds to both
floors. Central stone-tiled lean-to with 2-light window and chamfered inner doorcase.
Two-window range to right, 2-light bead-moulded windows above, 2-light windows with
hoodmoulds below, one ovolo-moulded, one bead-moulded.
Interior has Tudor-arched stone fireplace with keystone backing onto crass-passage and
large timber-lintel fireplace to south. Marked on F Allen map of 1630 as Worms
Cliffe. (Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine 49 176 pp 534-6.)

Listing NGR: ST8111067777

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Source: English Heritage

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