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Villars Farmhouse, Maiseyhampton

Description: Villars Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 129076

OS Grid Reference: SU1188199826
OS Grid Coordinates: 411881, 199826
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6971, -1.8295

Location: Church Street, Maiseyhampton, Gloucestershire GL7 5JT

Locality: Maiseyhampton
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5JT

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/234 Meysey Hampton
Villars Farmhouse


Large farmhouse. Part said to be late C14, remainder probably C16,
front altered in C19. Rubble stone with rough cast front to later,
main, range, stone slate roof, with stone end stacks with offsets
and rendered flues to main range, and small stone end stack to
right on right hand (earlier) section. Single long main range with
several C20 extensions to rear and side. Main range of 3 storeys.
Three windows, wide 3-light casements altered on first floor with
louvred glass vents inserted centre top, in stone frames, some with
internal wooden shutters. Central doorway with moulded wood
surround and 6-panel door, all glazed in 2 leaves, with C19
ironwork porch with swept bell roof. Rear projecting stair tower
of 3 storeys, with renewed internal stair and 2 small dormers to
rear. Each end stack had wood newel stair, now only partly
visible. All rooms with chamfered beams on ground floor. On first
floor at rear, very small stone framed window with Jeep splayed
reveal, originally barred at front and back and formerly with
chute through thickness of wall to sill of lower adjacent window.
Lower older range to right of 2 storeys and attic has small gabled
dormer with twin casements, two 2-light stone mullions on first
floor and two 3-light on ground floor, all with square hoodmoulds,
with some restored stonework.
Interior has very large oak bressumer fireplace with oak newel
stair, and bread oven behind originally possibly external and now
contained in small lean-to extension probably of c18. Single
ground floor room has 2 very large chamfered beams with single
stops and original joists, stone slab floor.

Listing NGR: SU1188199826

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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