Box Blind House

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Wiltshire

Location   High Street  Box

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'Lock-up, early C18, ashlar, square plan with octagonal stone dome and ball finial and north-east baluster-shaped stone chimney. Raised plinth and moulded stone cornice. Centre breaks forward slightly with arched doorway and studded plank door. Pointed north window with square opening over. Attached to right, short length of ashlar wall with coping ramped down to pier with moulded cornice and rounded cap.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Blind House, Box', LEN 1022787

Featured Images

  • ExteriorPhoto © Maurice Pullin (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'WILTSHIRE. Lock-ups at Box, Bradford on Avon and Bromham.' (20 March 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/03/lock-ups-at-box-bradford-on-avon-and.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Blind House, Box', LEN 1022787

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1022787

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