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Description: Banks Farm
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 130176
OS Grid Reference: SP2430922812
OS Grid Coordinates: 424309, 222812
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9033, -1.6481
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BLEDINGTON THE GREEN
12/64 Banks Farm
Detached farmhouse and attached buildings forming two sides of
yard. Farmhouse; left end possibly C17, rectangular stone plaque
set between upper windows on left dated and initialled E S/E S/1736
circular stone plaque dated and initialled W A/1784 between
upper windows on right, indicating two C18 phases of
rebuilding/extension. Late C18-mid C19 outbuildings and attached
barn. C17 core and extensions to rear coursed, squared and dressed
limestone, C18 extensions, finely dressed limestone, stone slate
roof, ashlar stacks. Slate roof to barn and outbuildings at rear.
Rectangular main body with successive C18 extensions right of C17
core, projecting porch off centre right, C18 extension rear left,
C19 extension forming one side of courtyard rear right. C17 core
one storey and attic lit by single 2-light, stone-mullioned half
dormer with leaded lights. C18 part 2 storeys and attic lit by two
2-light roof dormers with leaded panes. C18 extensions right, 4-
windowed all tall double-chamfered, stone-mullioned windows with
horizontal glazing bars, tall stair light far left, all windows to
mid C18 part with moulded hoods. Moulded hoods over 1736 datestone
and blocked door below also. Fielded 6-panel door into late C18-
early C19 porch off centre right. C20 part-glazed door far right.
C19 former wash house attached rear right with barn attached at
right angles at far gable end, the latter buildings forming 2 sides
of a yard.
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SP2430922812
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Source: English Heritage
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