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Fogleigh House

A Grade II Listed Building in Box, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.423 / 51°25'22"N

Longitude: -2.2458 / 2°14'44"W

OS Eastings: 383005

OS Northings: 169356

OS Grid: ST830693

Mapcode National: GBR 1RD.P1Y

Mapcode Global: VH96H.1H2H

Entry Name: Fogleigh House

Listing Date: 24 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022795

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317042

Location: Box, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Box

Built-Up Area: Corsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Box

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


2/178 Fogleigh House


House, 1881 by James Hicks of Redruth for C.J. Pictor, quarry
owner. Small ashlar block with ashlar dressings and fishscale
banded slate roofs with red tile cresting. Two and a half storeys, ornately carved Gothic with asymmetrical elevations. Main fronts
to south with entrance tower rising to hipped pavilion roof with
iron cresting, and to west with large curved oriel at end of south
front paired with a canted bay, oriel with iron-crested curved
pavilion roof, bay with hipped roof. Moulded band, first floor
sill-course and eaves. South front entrance tower has Gothic
arched porch flanked by buttresses carrying beasts with Pictor
shield and monogram. Over pointed arch is carved group
representing 'Industry' set in base of a large canted oriel bay, 1-
3-1-light mullion and transom window with shield panels below.
Above, a long mullion-and-transom window breaking eaves to gable
dated 1881. Pavilion roof over with band of lancet panels at
eaves. Range to right has large square bay with hipped roof, 4-
light mullion-and-transom windows to front with stylised leaf
carving to top-light heads. Coped east gable and end stack. To
left of tower is side elevation of west oriel bay with wallface
stack and single light with transom flanking on each floor. Oriel
bay on west front is framed by buttressed walling with corbelling
under eaves course.- Ground floor paired mullion-and-transom
windows with column shafts each side of centre buttress below large
curved 5-light oriel with column shafts, transoms, cusped top-
lights and leaf-decorated heads. Corbel course at eaves level and
moulded cornice under curved pavilion roof. To left, recessed
centre with door and window under large Gothic 3-light stair window
with cusped heads and ringed shafts. Canted bay to left, mullion
and transom lights with square pilaster shafts to lower window and
column shafts to upper window, corbelling, moulded cornice and
hipped roof. North side wall stack and east end wall stack. Range
beyond on north front, 2-storeys, 2-window range with 2-light upper
windows and 3-light lower windows, side wall and- east end stacks.
Former service range beyond, to east, is now separate property,
Crossways House, and is altered and not included in listing.
Interior: encaustic tiled floor in porch. Timber moulded staircase
with stained glass Pictor arms and initials in stair light. (The
Architect. 9.7.1881) -

Listing NGR: ST8300569356

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