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Alcombe Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Box, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.424 / 51°25'26"N

Longitude: -2.2778 / 2°16'40"W

OS Eastings: 380778

OS Northings: 169475

OS Grid: ST807694

Mapcode National: GBR 0Q1.LY0

Mapcode Global: VH96G.GGNR

Entry Name: Alcombe Manor

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316857

Location: Box, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Box

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Ditteridge

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 86 NW BOX ALCOMBE


2/1 Alcombe Manor

20 12 60
II

House, mainly late C17 and C18 but with late medieval origins,
altered and extended in C20. Rubble stone with stone tiled roofs.
Two storeys and attic. Rambling plan. East front in 3 sections.
Centre section, L-plan, late C17 or early C18, has coped gables,
end wall stacks and hipped dormer to east front. Recessed ovolo
moulded mullion windows, Two 2-lights to first floor and C20 5-
light below. North gable has attic 2-light and rear wall one
ground floor 2-light. Rear wing has, on north side, small 2-light
window with hoodmould to each floor, lower window part blocked, and
then, set slightly higher, 2-window range, 2-light and 3-light both
with hoodmoulds to first floor over ground floor 2-light and 4-
light with hoodmould. West end wall has attic and first floor
single lights with hoodmoulds. Right section has north end stack,
upper C18 2-light flush cyma moulded window to front and rear and
ground floor front C20 door with hood on brackets and C20 Morley
family armorial panel over. To right small late medieval 2-light
window with cusped pointed lights. Rear ground floor has two C20
small 3-light windows imitating medieval window. At right angles,
running east from north end, is 2-storey range with mullion
windows, dated 1916 on rainwater head. Left section of main
front, apparently C18, has coped south'gable and flush cyma-moulded
mullion windows, 4-light to first floor front, 3-light and C20 two-
light below, 3-light to south end first floor and mullioned stone-
tiled square bay window below. Running west from south end is
mansard-roofed range with end wall stacks, apparently late C18, but
with one earlier 3-light ovolo-moulded window to rear. South front
has 2 dormers, first floor 3-light and two 2-light windows
separated by central long stair light with transom and ground floor
C20 stone tiled square bay, 2-light window and left side C20 lean-
to connecting to c1930 large crosswing, gabled to north and south.
Interior not inspected. (N. Pevsner: Wiltshire 1975, 210.)


Listing NGR: ST8077869475

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