Cantax House and Front Garden Wall, Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15 (Grade II*)

Cantax House and Front Garden Wall is a grade two star (II*) listed building in Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15. It was first listed in 1960.

About Cantax House and Front Garden Wall

LACOCK CANTAX HILL ST 9168 (west side) 4/26 Cantax House and front garden wall 20.12.60 GV II*



House c1700, red brick with ashlar dressings and hipped stone slate roof. Corniced rear stacks. Two storeys and attic, formal 7- window front with centre 3 bays advanced and pedimented. Two gabled dormers. Rusticated quoins to centre and angles, coved eaves cornice. Twelve-pane sashes in raised moulded surrounds, centre 6-panel door in architrave with hood on scroll brackets. Keyed roundel in pediment. Rear centre gable and short wings each side. Interior: fielded panelled doors and shutters. Ground floor right room is fully panelled. Centre plain staircase with column balusters and bracketed treads. Attached to north east angle of house and extending to Town Bridge (q.v.) is coped red brick front wall with 2 ashlar panelled gate piers, corniced with large urn finials. South end of wall adjoining bridge is C20. House was the vicarage until 1866.


Where is Cantax House and Front Garden Wall?

Cantax House and Front Garden Wall is located on Cantax Hill, in Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15.


Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 91486 68597
Easting, Northing391486, 168597.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.416327, -2.123819
Grade listingII* (two star)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022139
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