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Ashley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Box, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4085 / 51°24'30"N

Longitude: -2.2797 / 2°16'46"W

OS Eastings: 380640

OS Northings: 167756

OS Grid: ST806677

Mapcode National: GBR 0Q7.LGK

Mapcode Global: VH96G.FVNM

Entry Name: Ashley House

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Last Amended: 24 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316859

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

ST 86 NW BOX ASHLEY


2/3 Ashley House
(formerly listed as West Ashley House
20 12 60 and East Ashley House)

II

House, now subdivided, c1840, ashlar with slate roofs and ashlar
stacks. One storey and attic with large basement storey to south
front. Asymmetrical classical villa with principal fronts to west
and south. Heavy classical to Italianate detail. Basement has
channelled rustication with large torus moulding over, main
features at right end of north and west fronts are framed in raised
rusticated quoin pilasters with moulded bases and caps. Moulded
cornice all around and moulded eaves cornice over attic. All
windows are 4-pane sashes, larger and with architrave frames to
principal floor. East entrance front has large scale pedimented
Roman Doric portico at right side, pilaster responds and arched
doorway with double doors and traceried fanlight. Small square
dome over. Return on north front has arched recess similar to front
door and attic window over. To right central 2-window range with
channelled basement and then pavilion, projecting with pilaster
quoins, applied pediment to attic and main floor window in
elaborated architrave with stone balcony on heavy brackets. Return
on west front has canted 3-storey bay to left one-window range
centre and right end projection with pilaster quoins and canted 3-
storey bay. Channelled basement to centre. South end wall stack.
To left of east front is service range, first 2-storey with
infilled elliptical carriage arch in rusticated walling flanked by
doors in flat porches. Attic floor over, then, running east,
single storey 4-window range of 12-pane sashes in architraves
breaking through a raised band. At east end, 2-storey pavilion
with hipped roof, recessed square upper window and advanced lower
floor with quoins, raised band and 12-pane sash breaking band.
Property is now divided into four, known as East Ashley House,
Lawnwood, Ashley Groome and Ashley Mews.


Listing NGR: ST8064067756

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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