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WORMCLIFFE HOUSE

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: WORMCLIFFE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1022816

Location

WORMCLIFFE HOUSE, WORMCLIFF LANE

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Box

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1982

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 317088

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 86 NW BOX WORMCLIFF LANE

2/224 Wormcliffe House

10 9 82

GV II

House, C17 on medieval core, rubble stone with Bridgwater tile roof and coped gables, 2 ridge stacks. Two storeys. West front 5-window range with central C20 stone tiled cross-passage axis with, to left, dormer gable with 2-light recessed ovolo-moulded mullion-and-transom window and hoodmould over ground floor 3-light ovolo-moulded window with hoodmould, and, to right, dormer gable with 2-light recessed chamfered mullion window and hoodmould over 2-light ovolo-moulded window with hoodmould. Straight joint to right and dormer gable with 2-light flush bead-moulded window over projecting ashlar single storey range. Left side has one-window range of 2-light flush bead-moulded windows, hoodmould to ground floor window. North end wall has C20 three-light bead-moulded upper window and C20 bead-moulded door with hoodmould. South end wall has recessed ovolo-moulded 2-light upper window and single light below. East front has left end with ground floor 2-light flush cyma-moulded window, then straight joint and dormer gable with 2-light flush bead-moulded windows with hoolmoulds to both floors. Central stone-tiled lean-to with 2-light window and chamfered inner doorcase. Two-window range to right, 2-light bead-moulded windows above, 2-light windows with hoodmoulds below, one ovolo-moulded, one bead-moulded. Interior has Tudor-arched stone fireplace with keystone backing onto crass-passage and large timber-lintel fireplace to south. Marked on F Allen map of 1630 as Worms Cliffe. (Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine 49 176 pp 534-6.)

Listing NGR: ST8111067777

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine' in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, (1869)
'Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine' in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, (1869), 534-6

National Grid Reference: ST 81110 67777

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