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Description: Farmstead, Rymes Place Farm
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125695
OS Grid Reference: SO7509424689
OS Grid Coordinates: 375094, 224689
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9202, -2.3635
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SO 72 SE NEWENT MALSWICK
8/163 Farmstead, Rymes Place Farm
Farmstead: third quarter C19. Red brickwork, variation on
Flemish bond, yellow dressings to quoins and openings, tiled roofs,
barn slated. L-plan farmstead. Eleven bays on right 2 storey, 5
to left single, also 6 at right angles: barn end left range.
Right return facing yard stone steps, simple iron handrail, to
boarded granary door, cat hole, cambered brick-on-end arch. Plain
bargeboards to gable. Yard facade: on right 4-bay cartshed,
timber posts with shaped caps, on stone bases, flat timber lintel,
decorated 3 horseshoes. Yard itself begins on left: 2 bay
stable, with boarded door, elliptical brick-on-end arch; semi-
circular headed window, similar arch, stone sill (all other windows
same pattern). To left 2-bay wide elliptical-headed opening, no
door; 3-bay stable, windows each side of elliptical-headed boarded
door. 5-bay, single-storey cowhouse, alternating windows and
doors, as before. First floor 6-bays alternating blind and glazed
windows: 3 glazed windows, square, shuttered pitch-hole to left
over second stable door: further window. Cowhouse roof 2 rows of
club tiles: open eaves.
Interior, trimming for sack-hoist over cartshed: granary trusses
collar, struts either side to floor with iron ties to wallplate: 2
pair purlins, plank ridge. Cowhouse, king-post roof trusses,
bolts to tie beam, tapered principal rafters, purlins as granary.
Feed preparation room in corner. Beyond lower, narrower 3-bay
shed open to rick yard, rafter roof. Left return 6-bay formerly
open-fronted shed, as cartshed, now infilled weatherboarding; roof
to yard corrugated aluminium, trusses as cowhouse. Left end barn,
set back with lean-to extensions each side of central porch,
double-boarded doors, weatherboarded gable. To road, plain wall
with buttresses to each bay division: similar rear wall to former
open shed. Barn at end, sets forward. Slit air vents, square,
diamond-set owl hole in gable with yet-low-brick diamond round.
Barn interior, 5 bay, with internal buttresses: queen-post
trusses, 2 pairs purlins. Yard wall largely survives. Barn
built first, rest of farmstead shortly afterwards. A very
complete range of C19 farm buildings, carefully designed for
Listing NGR: SO7509424689
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