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Description: Westington Old Farmhouse
Date Listed: 8 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 126299
OS Grid Reference: SP1486538664
OS Grid Coordinates: 414865, 238664
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0462, -1.7847
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The entry for
SP 1439 7/59 Westington Old Farm
shall be amended to read
SP 1439 CHIPPING CAMPDEN WESTINGTON
7/59 Westington Old Farmhouse
GV 8.6.83 II
Farmhouse now house. Late C17, with extensions and alterations of c.1923. Squared
and coursed limestone with ashlar dressings; gabled stone roofs; stone ridge
and end stacks. L-plan with rear right wing, cross passage to left of centre in
main range, and detached service block to rear left connected by extension of 1923.
2 storeys. Front, to north, of 2-window range. Late C17 chamfered stone cross
windows to first floor; C19 lean-to with mid C20 glazed doors to front of late C17
chamfered square-headed door and late C19 double doors inserted in late C17 window
opening with keyed lintel; keyed moulded architrave to mid C20 cross window and
stone lintel over mid C20 window to right. Right side wall (including rear wing)
has 2-light stone cross window and two 3-light stone cross windows flanking hood
mould over late C17 two-light ovolo-moulded stone cross window above late C17
chamfered stone-mullioned 2-light window; to rear of this is 1923 extension with
stone lintels over first-floor windows and 3-light cross windows to ground floor.
1923 linking bay to late C17 rear left block which has 1923 gabled dormers and, to
left, 1923 three-light window. 1923 roughcast east elevation to range connecting
late C17 block to rear of main range: stone mullioned windows and bracketed hood
over doorway. Interior: some stained glass of 1923 by Paul Woodruff. Ogee-stopped
chamfered beams to main range; 2 late C17 fireplaces with arched chamfered surrounds
and moulded cornice to first floor. Rear left block has similar, probably reset,
fireplace with hollow-moulded surround and a 3-bay post and pad roof with butt
purlins. Rear right wing has dog-leg stair with reset c.1720 balusters . Situated
west of former farmyard and buildings which are not of special architectural or
Westington Old Farm
SP 1439 7/59
Late Cl9. Rubble with Cotswold stone roof. Two storeys and 2 gabled dormers.
Two windows, stone mullions and transoms on first floor, 2 cross-casement
windows on ground floor and a modern lean-to lobby to centre and left hand side.
L-plan 2 storey extension to rear with mullioned and mullioned-and-transomed-
windows, also C2O extensions.
Listing NGR: SP1486738662
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Source: English Heritage
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