Wormcliffe House, Box, Wiltshire, SN13 (Grade II)

Wormcliffe House is a grade two (II) listed building in Box, Wiltshire, SN13. It was first listed in 1982.

About Wormcliffe House


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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.)

Where is Wormcliffe House?

Wormcliffe House is located on Wormcliff Lane, in Box, Wiltshire, SN13.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 81110 67777
Easting, Northing381110, 167777.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.408701, -2.272979
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022816
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