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Former drying house to rear of Nos 7 and 8, Ancliff Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Westwood, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3376 / 51°20'15"N

Longitude: -2.2835 / 2°17'0"W

OS Eastings: 380347

OS Northings: 159873

OS Grid: ST803598

Mapcode National: GBR 0R5.5GP

Mapcode Global: VH96V.CMNY

Plus Code: 9C3V8PQ8+2J

Entry Name: Former drying house to rear of Nos 7 and 8, Ancliff Square

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Last Amended: 27 April 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314444

ID on this website: 101021781

Location: Avoncliff, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Westwood

Built-Up Area: Westwood

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Westwood St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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AVONCLIFF (south side)
Former drying house to rear of Nos 7 and 8, Ancliff Square

(Formerly listed as Drying house to rear of Nos 1 to 14 The Old Court)

Drying house, now store. Late C18. Limestone ashlar with domed stone roof, and central cylindrical stone stack. Square plan. Single-storey. Front has two planked doors to left and right. Returns have two open windows to upper level. Rear has two doorways similar to front.

Interior divided into four 'cells' and possibly used as a blind house for confinement of inmates of workhouse, but probably originally used for drying wool.

Listing NGR: ST8034759873

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