DRAX HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1023981

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1985

Statutory Address: DRAX HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DRAX HOUSE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Orcheston

National Grid Reference: SU 05996 45218

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History

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Details

ORCHESTON ORCHESTON ST. MARY SU 04 NE (east side) 2/177 Drax House GV II Farmhouse. Mid-C17 in two phases, early C19 2-storey rear wing. Flint and limestone, brick to C19 extension, tiled roofs, hipped to left, with coped verge to right, ashlar stacks with moulded capping. L-plan. 2-storey, 3-window front; central door has square-headed chamfered surround, in C20 porch, single light and tripartite sash to right, to left is 3-light recessed hollow chamfer-mullioned window with hoodmould. First floor has 3-light and 2-light mullioned windows and tripartite sash, roof has two hipped dormers; ashlar stack on right gable. Right return has 3- light hollow chamfer-mullioned window with hoodmould to ground floor and one single light and one 2-light mullioned window to first floor. To rear of right return is early C19 wing with door in stone porch to left and 2-light casements to both floors. Rear of main wing has blocked door to right, 3-light mullioned window with hoodmould and C19 canted bay to left of ground floor. First floor has one 3-light mullioned window and one 2-light casement. To left of rear is C19 wing with 2-light and single casements to both floors. Attached to left of front is C20 single-storey extension. Interior not accessible at time of survey (October 1984), but said to have chamfered beams, reset C17 panelling on first floor and reeded ceiling frieze in C19 wing. (Unpublished records of RCHM, England, Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU0599645218

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 319813

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