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Drax House

A Grade II Listed Building in Orcheston, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2061 / 51°12'22"N

Longitude: -1.9155 / 1°54'55"W

OS Eastings: 405996

OS Northings: 145218

OS Grid: SU059452

Mapcode National: GBR 3Y6.8K4

Mapcode Global: VHB52.RY67

Plus Code: 9C3W634M+FQ

Entry Name: Drax House

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319813

Location: Orcheston, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Orcheston

Built-Up Area: Orcheston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury Plain

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SU 04 NE
(east side)
2/177 Drax House
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
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(Unpublished records of RCHM, England, Salisbury)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

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