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Latitude: 51.4147 / 51°24'52"N
Longitude: -2.2558 / 2°15'21"W
OS Eastings: 382303
OS Northings: 168434
OS Grid: ST823684
Mapcode National: GBR 1RL.6HP
Mapcode Global: VH96G.VP9W
Entry Name: The Hermitage
Listing Date: 20 December 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1180378
English Heritage Legacy ID: 316881
Location: Box, Wiltshire, SN13
Civil Parish: Box
Built-Up Area: Box
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Box
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST 82 68 BOX BATH ROAD
20 12 60
House, mid C18, ashlar fronted with stone tiled roof,coped gables and end wall stacks. Two storeys and attic, 2 hipped dormers.
Formal 3-window front with parapet, moulded cornice and moulded
first floor course, both breaking forward over raised angle
strips. Windows in bead-moulded architraves, paired 12-pane sashes
to outer windows, 12-pane centre sash to first floor and canted
projecting ashlar porch with string course carried around as
cornice, 6-panel door in moulded surround and 8-pane windows to
sides. Thick glazing bar sashes. Urn each end of parapet. Front
continues in similar style to right, with slate roof, similar
moulded cornice and string course, right end angle strip and corner
urn. Pair of 12-pane sashes above, 2 pairs below. Rough rendered
west end wall and late C19 parallel north-west rear range, 3-
storeys, one-window range of paired sashes, extended to left in
Cl9. Further left is fine later C18 ashlar-fronted structure with
triple hipped roof, parapet and cornice and 2 large moulded
Venetian windows, 8-12-8 pane sashes, centre sash with intersecting
glazing bars to arched head.
The interior is divided into 2 tall rooms with cellars off to rear,
central fireplace flanked by arched openings. Basement of main
house has cyma-moulded doorway and similar 2-light window with
mullion removed now within later rear extension. Also within at
rear ground level an ashlar Roman Doric column, possible indicating
a rear open loggia.
Listing NGR: ST8230368432
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