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Cantax House and Front Garden Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lacock, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4163 / 51°24'58"N

Longitude: -2.1238 / 2°7'25"W

OS Eastings: 391486

OS Northings: 168597

OS Grid: ST914685

Mapcode National: GBR 1RR.3W4

Mapcode Global: VH96K.4NLL

Entry Name: Cantax House and Front Garden Wall

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315459

Location: Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Lacock

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Lacock with Bowden Hill

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

LACOCK CANTAX HILL
ST 9168
(west side)
4/26 Cantax House and
front garden wall
20.12.60
GV II*

House c1700, red brick with ashlar dressings and hipped stone slate
roof. Corniced rear stacks. Two storeys and attic, formal 7-
window front with centre 3 bays advanced and pedimented. Two
gabled dormers. Rusticated quoins to centre and angles, coved
eaves cornice. Twelve-pane sashes in raised moulded surrounds,
centre 6-panel door in architrave with hood on scroll brackets.
Keyed roundel in pediment. Rear centre gable and short wings each
side.
Interior: fielded panelled doors and shutters. Ground floor
right room is fully panelled. Centre plain staircase with column
balusters and bracketed treads.
Attached to north east angle of house and extending to Town Bridge
(q.v.) is coped red brick front wall with 2 ashlar panelled gate
piers, corniced with large urn finials. South end of wall
adjoining bridge is C20. House was the vicarage until 1866.


Listing NGR: ST9148668597

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