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The Wilderness

A Grade II Listed Building in Box, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4154 / 51°24'55"N

Longitude: -2.256 / 2°15'21"W

OS Eastings: 382294

OS Northings: 168520

OS Grid: ST822685

Mapcode National: GBR 1RL.6G9

Mapcode Global: VH96G.VP69

Plus Code: 9C3VCP8V+5J

Entry Name: The Wilderness

Listing Date: 24 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316901

Location: Box, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Box

Built-Up Area: Box

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Box

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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3/41 The Wilderness


Marked on O.S. as Becket Mill. House, mid to later C18 and c1840,
ashlar with stone tiled mansard roof to earlier range and slate low
pitched hipped roof to c1840 west end. Original range 2 storeys
and attic, double fronted, with mansard roof, coped gables and end
wall stacks. One dormer, two 16-pane sashes of c1800 type to each
floor, raised band and blocked central door in raised moulded
surround. To rear is ashlar stair tower with hipped roof flanked
by outshut roofs. At west end is large range added for G.Mullins
c1840, 2 storeys and basement with 3-window west front of 16-pane
outer sashes, 12-pane first floor centre sash and projecting
ashlar enclosed porch with pilaster surround to double doors.
Ground floor 16-pane windows have margin lights. Similar south end
ground floor window, floor band and sunk panel above with small
oval light. Three storey north end wall. On part of site of large
Roman villa, a mill site from the early middle ages, deeds of 1727
recording 2 tenements and 2 water grist mills.

Listing NGR: ST8229268518

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