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Latitude: 51.4071 / 51°24'25"N
Longitude: -2.0887 / 2°5'19"W
OS Eastings: 393928
OS Northings: 167568
OS Grid: ST939675
Mapcode National: GBR 2T4.LRT
Mapcode Global: VH96K.RW5P
Entry Name: Bowden Hill House
Listing Date: 7 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1198125
English Heritage Legacy ID: 315455
Location: Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15
Civil Parish: Lacock
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Lacock with Bowden Hill
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
LACOCK BOWDEN HILL
ST 96 NW
3/22 Bowden Hill House
Country House, c1850-60, squared ironstone with ashlar dressings,
Bridgwater tile roofs and shaped ashlar stacks. Two storeys and
attic, Jacobean style with coped shaped gables and mullion-and-
transom windows. Main front has 3 gables, each with 2-light
mullion window. Parapet between. Main floors have 2-storey
crenellated canted bay of 1-3-1 light windows each side, a single
4-light ground floor centre window and 2-light, 3-light and 2-light
windows to first floor centre. Continuous moulded courses over
each floor. Five-shaft rear stack to left, 5-shaft cross-axial
stack on ridge. End gables are similar, but right end has single
storey projection, part of a demolished range. Two rear wings
each with shaped end gables. North west rear wing has shaped
gable on west side and projecting flat-roofed enclosed porch in
angle behind main range.
Interior not inspected.
House was probably built for H. A. Merewether Q.C. (d 1877) and was
owned by H. Harris in 1880s.
(Wiltshire at Opening of XX Century, 1906 17)
Listing NGR: ST9392867568
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