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Forecourt Walls, Terrace and Gates to South of Hazelbury Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Box, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4136 / 51°24'48"N

Longitude: -2.2378 / 2°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 383556

OS Northings: 168311

OS Grid: ST835683

Mapcode National: GBR 1RL.C1S

Mapcode Global: VH96H.5Q9Q

Entry Name: Forecourt Walls, Terrace and Gates to South of Hazelbury Manor

Listing Date: 24 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317008

Location: Box, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Box

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Box

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


2/146 Forecourt walls, terrace and gates
to south of Hazelbury Manor


Enclosing walls, gates and terrace, later C17, and 1920-25 by Sir
H. Brakspear rubble stone and ashlar. Two fine south gate piers,
banded ashlar with moulded cornices and pulvinated friezes carrying
ornate urns with attached shields to front and rear. Carved arms
of Sir H. Speke (died 1661) with emblem of baronetcy awarded 1660.
Inner face of piers breaks forward with C20 wooden gates. Rear of
each pier has recessed shell-headed niche low down. Enclosing
garden are rubble stone walls with ridged ashlar coping, side walls
stepped up twice towards north ends. At each end of terrace along
south front of house are gateways, to west pair of C18 panelled
ashlar piers with cornices, ball finials and C20 iron gates, to
east Tudor-arched chamfered doorway with plank door. South terrace
has ashlar balustrade in 6 sections each side with moulded rail,
square piers with strap work panelling, turned balusters,
apparently all of c1920-25 but based on C17 fragments.

Listing NGR: ST8355668311

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