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THE FOX TALBOT MUSEUM AND ABBEY LODGE AND ENTRANCE GATES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE FOX TALBOT MUSEUM AND ABBEY LODGE AND ENTRANCE GATES

List entry Number: 1022172

Location

THE FOX TALBOT MUSEUM AND ABBEY LODGE AND ENTRANCE GATES, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lacock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Jan-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 315538

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LACOCK HIGH STREET ST 9168 (north side) 4/103 The Fox-Talbot Museum and Abbey Lodge and entrance gates (formerly listed as 20.12.60 Lodge and Barn at Abbey entrance gates) GV II

Barn, C16 with house inserted at east end in early C20 and remainder converted to museum of photography 1975. Rubble stone with stone slate roof and coped gables. South side, to road, has one blocked Tudor-arched upper opening and two C19 doorways to museum. House at right end has 2-storey, 2-window range of 2-light mullion windows. North side has 2 lean-to cart entries. Two-light hollow- moulded mullion window by right cart entry. Interior of museum has fine 9½ bay roof of tie-beam trusses with king-posts and collar pieces tenoned into king-posts each side, an unusual truss form also found at Lacock Abbey (q.v.). Interior of house not inspected. Attached low screen wall with ball-finials to piers and C19 iron gates. Old photographs show considerable alteration to road front which had buttresses, 2 elliptical-arched cart-entries and applied Gothick tracery on west end wall. Said to have been built as stable by Sir W. Sharington of Lacock Abbey in mid C16.

Listing NGR: ST9175968400

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National Grid Reference: ST 91745 68405

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