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King John's Hunting Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lacock, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4161 / 51°24'57"N

Longitude: -2.1213 / 2°7'16"W

OS Eastings: 391658

OS Northings: 168566

OS Grid: ST916685

Mapcode National: GBR 1RR.4J8

Mapcode Global: VH96K.5NWT

Plus Code: 9C3VCV8H+CF

Entry Name: King John's Hunting Lodge

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315500

Location: Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Lacock

Built-Up Area: Lacock

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Lacock with Bowden Hill

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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ST 9168
(south side)
4/66 No 21 (King John's
Hunting Lodge)
20.1 2.60

House, late medieval recased in C18, rubble stone with Bridgwater
tile roof, half-hipped to west. Stack at west end and on rear
slope. l½ storeys. Two front dormer gables with 2-light beaded
mullion windows and dripstones, ground floor left door with single
light adjoining, 3-light to right. To right, a canted half-glazed
porch with stone slate roof with tall eaves-breaking gabled window
over. South-east rear wing with west side stack and some framing
exposed in south gable. Various single storey additions.
Interior: main building is former cruck-framed open hall, the
lower end, to east, demolished, the upper end possibly represented
by narrow west end rooms. Two massive raised cruck trusses with
windbracing. On ground floor east wall one of the two pointed
arched doorways from through passage survives in framing, mortises
for the other. Original south wall, now internal has fine C14
moulded pointed stone doorway identical to that on No 8 (q.v.) and
upper part of former hall bay window, now a doorway, with 2 cusped
lights. Centre room has inserted Tudor-arched fireplace unusually
placed leaving passage behind to south. Rear wing has later tie-
beam-and-collar trusses.
(Wiltshire Buildings Record)

Listing NGR: ST9165968568

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